Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

Prejudice Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Information Ventures, Inc., regarding the award of a contract to AlphaTRAC Inc., under a request for quotations (RFQ), issued by the Department of...

    Information Ventures, Inc., B-407478.4, July 17, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Information Ventures, Inc., regarding the award of a contract to AlphaTRAC Inc., under a request for quotations (RFQ), issued by the Department of...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    General Services Administration Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Inc., regarding the issuance of a task order to L-3 Services, Inc., under a task order request (TOR) issued by the General...

    Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Inc., B-408134.3; B-408134.5, July 3, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    General Services Administration Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Inc., regarding the issuance of a task order to L-3 Services, Inc., under a task order request (TOR) issued by the General...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of BCPeabody Construction Services, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Edens Construction Company, by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, under...

    BC Peabody Construction Services, Inc., B-408023, May 10, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of BCPeabody Construction Services, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Edens Construction Company, by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, under...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of PAE Government Services, Inc., based on the award of a contract to Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. (KBR), under a request for proposals (RFP),...

    PAE Government Services, Inc., B-407886; B-407886.2; B-407886.3; B-407886.4, March 22, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of PAE Government Services, Inc., based on the award of a contract to Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. (KBR), under a request for proposals (RFP),...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   Competitive Range; Prejudice General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Smith Enterprise, Inc. regarding the exclusion of its proposal from the competitive range under a request for proposals (RFP), issued by...

    Smith Enterprise, Inc., B-407529, -.2, -.3, December 28, 2012

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   Competitive Range; Prejudice General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Smith Enterprise, Inc. regarding the exclusion of its proposal from the competitive range under a request for proposals (RFP), issued by...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Commerce Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denies the protest of Systalex Corporation, based on the Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau’s issuance of a task order to Prime Source Technologies, LLC, under a request for...

    Systalex Corporation, B-407761; B-407761.2; B-407761.3, February 12, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Commerce Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denies the protest of Systalex Corporation, based on the Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau’s issuance of a task order to Prime Source Technologies, LLC, under a request for...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Rust Consulting, Inc. Agency: Department of Justice Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest against price realism evaluation of awardees’ proposals is denied where the agency determined that the awardees’ lower proposed labor hours reflected their technical approaches and were not...

    Rust Consulting, Inc., B-406410, May 18, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Rust Consulting, Inc. Agency: Department of Justice Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest against price realism evaluation of awardees’ proposals is denied where the agency determined that the awardees’ lower proposed labor hours reflected their technical approaches and were not...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Triad Logistics Services Corporation Agency: Government Accountability Office Disposition: Request for Reconsideration Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Decision denying protest is affirmed on reconsideration where protester fails to demonstrate that decision erred in requiring protester to demonstrate prejudice. General Counsel PC Highlight:...

    Triad Logistics Services Corporation, B-406416.2, June 19, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Triad Logistics Services Corporation Agency: Government Accountability Office Disposition: Request for Reconsideration Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Decision denying protest is affirmed on reconsideration where protester fails to demonstrate that decision erred in requiring protester to demonstrate prejudice. General Counsel PC Highlight:...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Prejudice; Domestic Production Requirement; Reliance on the Proposal —————————————————————————————————————————– GAO Digest: 1. Protest that a delivery order was issued to a vendor that would not provide a domestic end item is denied where the...

    Pacific Lock Company, B-405800, December 27, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Prejudice; Domestic Production Requirement; Reliance on the Proposal —————————————————————————————————————————– GAO Digest: 1. Protest that a delivery order was issued to a vendor that would not provide a domestic end item is denied where the...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Prejudice; corrective action; sole-source General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO will not consider an argument regarding compliance with a corrective action letter, except to the extent the protester asserts that an agency’s alleged...

    Eagle Collaborative Computing Services, Inc., B-401043.3, January 28, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Prejudice; corrective action; sole-source General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO will not consider an argument regarding compliance with a corrective action letter, except to the extent the protester asserts that an agency’s alleged...

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