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.

Resumes Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Maritime Institute Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Requirement in a solicitation for logistics training for mariners, that proposals include the resumes and signed employment letters of intent for key personnel, is unobjectionable, where the...

    Maritime Institute Inc., B-407254, November 20, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Maritime Institute Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Requirement in a solicitation for logistics training for mariners, that proposals include the resumes and signed employment letters of intent for key personnel, is unobjectionable, where the...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: CISGi Agency: National Science Foundation Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protester’s challenge of agency’s evaluation is denied where record shows that the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with terms of solicitation. General Counsel PC Highlight: CISGi protested the award to...

    CISGi, B-407101, November 6, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: CISGi Agency: National Science Foundation Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protester’s challenge of agency’s evaluation is denied where record shows that the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with terms of solicitation. General Counsel PC Highlight: CISGi protested the award to...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrated Science Solutions, Inc. Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency misevaluated the protester’s and awardee’s proposals is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the solicitation criteria. General Counsel PC Highlight: Integrated Science...

    Integrated Science Solutions, Inc., B-406987, B-406987.2, October 10, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrated Science Solutions, Inc. Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency misevaluated the protester’s and awardee’s proposals is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the solicitation criteria. General Counsel PC Highlight: Integrated Science...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: KPMG LLP Agency: Central Intelligence Agency Disposition: Protest Sustained. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency conducted misleading discussions where it advised protester during discussions that it should provide resumes for all proposed personnel for the lifespan of the contract, but now asserts that...

    KPMG LLP, B-406409, B-406409.2, B-406409.3, B-406409.4, May 21, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: KPMG LLP Agency: Central Intelligence Agency Disposition: Protest Sustained. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency conducted misleading discussions where it advised protester during discussions that it should provide resumes for all proposed personnel for the lifespan of the contract, but now asserts that...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: The Kenjya Group, Inc.; Academy Solutions Group, LLC Agency: National Security Agency Disposition: Protests Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency reasonably rejected the protesters’ proposals as technically unacceptable in accordance with the terms of the solicitation where the agency reasonably concluded that...

    The Kenjya Group, Inc.; Academy Solutions Group, LLC; B-406314, B-406314.2, April 11, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: The Kenjya Group, Inc.; Academy Solutions Group, LLC Agency: National Security Agency Disposition: Protests Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency reasonably rejected the protesters’ proposals as technically unacceptable in accordance with the terms of the solicitation where the agency reasonably concluded that...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Justice Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Blanket purchase order; Key personnel; Resumes General Counsel P.C. Highlight: It is the offeror’s obligation to insure that all resumes submitted in response to an RFQ are responsive to the Government’s requests. —————————————————————————————————————————– After...

    Palladian Partners, Inc., B-402003, B-402003.2, December 24, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Justice Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Blanket purchase order; Key personnel; Resumes General Counsel P.C. Highlight: It is the offeror’s obligation to insure that all resumes submitted in response to an RFQ are responsive to the Government’s requests. —————————————————————————————————————————– After...

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