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.

Solicitation Amendment Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    National Aeuronautics and Space Administration Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Womack Machine Supply Co., regarding the terms of a request for quotations (RFQ) issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for hydraulic...

    Womack Machine Supply Co., B-407990, May 3, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    National Aeuronautics and Space Administration Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Womack Machine Supply Co., regarding the terms of a request for quotations (RFQ) issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for hydraulic...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Impact Resource Technologies Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of agency’s time extension for the receipt of quotations following a solicitation amendment is denied where the protester has not shown the extension to be unreasonable....

    Impact Resource Technologies, B-407259.2, December 4, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Impact Resource Technologies Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of agency’s time extension for the receipt of quotations following a solicitation amendment is denied where the protester has not shown the extension to be unreasonable....

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Naval Systems, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s proposed corrective action in response to an earlier protest is denied where the record shows that the agency’s corrective action– revising the solicitation, obtaining...

    Naval Systems, Inc., B-407090.3, November 20, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Naval Systems, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s proposed corrective action in response to an earlier protest is denied where the record shows that the agency’s corrective action– revising the solicitation, obtaining...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Infoshred LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is sustained where agency rejected awardee’s quote for failure to acknowledge an amendment that was immaterial and did not impose any legal obligations on the contractor in...

    Infoshred LLC, B-407086, October 26, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Infoshred LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is sustained where agency rejected awardee’s quote for failure to acknowledge an amendment that was immaterial and did not impose any legal obligations on the contractor in...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Crewzers Fire Crew Transport, Inc. Agency: Department of Agriculture Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: GAO has jurisdiction to decide a protest of an agency’s modification of the price evaluation formula stated in blanket purchase agreements (BPA) where the price evaluation...

    Crewzers Fire Crew Transport, Inc., B-406601, July 11, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Crewzers Fire Crew Transport, Inc. Agency: Department of Agriculture Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: GAO has jurisdiction to decide a protest of an agency’s modification of the price evaluation formula stated in blanket purchase agreements (BPA) where the price evaluation...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation Agency: Office of Personnel Management Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency’s notification to all offerors of a common cutoff date for receipt of proposals has the intent and effect of a request for final revised proposals...

    OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation, B-406251, B-406251.2, March 14, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation Agency: Office of Personnel Management Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency’s notification to all offerors of a common cutoff date for receipt of proposals has the intent and effect of a request for final revised proposals...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Triad Logistics Services Corporation Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protester did not establish prejudice associated with agency’s failure to amend solicitation to account for 2-month reduction in base period of performance General Counsel PC...

    Triad Logistics Services Corporation, B-406416, March 19, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Triad Logistics Services Corporation Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protester did not establish prejudice associated with agency’s failure to amend solicitation to account for 2-month reduction in base period of performance General Counsel PC...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Protest objecting to proposed corrective action taken in response to earlier protest is denied where agency reasonably determined that the proposals received in earlier acquisition...

    Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc., B-406019.2, February 14, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Protest objecting to proposed corrective action taken in response to earlier protest is denied where agency reasonably determined that the proposals received in earlier acquisition...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: C2G Ltd. Company Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency failed to provide equal information to offerors is denied where the initial solicitation was posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, where the...

    C2G Ltd. Company, B-406093, B-406093.3, February 8, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: C2G Ltd. Company Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency failed to provide equal information to offerors is denied where the initial solicitation was posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, where the...

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  • Link:  GAO Decision Protestor: Integrity Consulting Engineering and Security Solutions, LLC Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Digest: Protest alleging that the agency’s solicitation amendment, issued as part of corrective action in response to a protest by another firm, improperly disclosed proprietary...

    Integrity Consulting Engineering and Security Solutions, LLC, B-405199.3, December 8, 2011

    Link:  GAO Decision Protestor: Integrity Consulting Engineering and Security Solutions, LLC Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Digest: Protest alleging that the agency’s solicitation amendment, issued as part of corrective action in response to a protest by another firm, improperly disclosed proprietary...

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