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.

Subcontract Protest Archive

  • Link: GAO Opinion Protestor: MANCON  Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Sustained. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: In a negotiated procurement that provided for the evaluation of small business subcontracting plans on a pass/fail basis, the rejection of the protester’s proposal as technically unacceptable on the...

    MANCON, B-405663, February 9, 2012

    Link: GAO Opinion Protestor: MANCON  Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Sustained. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: In a negotiated procurement that provided for the evaluation of small business subcontracting plans on a pass/fail basis, the rejection of the protester’s proposal as technically unacceptable on the...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of Energy Disposition: Protest dismissed. Keywords: Subcontract protest General Counsel, P.C. Highlight: GAO has no jurisdiction to consider a protest of a subcontract award, even if the Agency approves the award, unless the Agency largely conducts the evaluation of the...

    Baron Services, Inc., B-402109, December 24, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of Energy Disposition: Protest dismissed. Keywords: Subcontract protest General Counsel, P.C. Highlight: GAO has no jurisdiction to consider a protest of a subcontract award, even if the Agency approves the award, unless the Agency largely conducts the evaluation of the...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: United States Agency for International Development Disposition: Protest dismissed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Government Accountability Office will not consider protest of an award of subcontract as “by” the government, where record shows that prime contractor had extensive involvement in conducting acquisition, including...

    Alatech Healthcare, LLC, B-400925; B-400925.2, March 9, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: United States Agency for International Development Disposition: Protest dismissed. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Government Accountability Office will not consider protest of an award of subcontract as “by” the government, where record shows that prime contractor had extensive involvement in conducting acquisition, including...

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