Government Contracts Bid Protests: Latest Trends, Developments, and Issues Explored!

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Joshua Duvall
Scott Arnold
Kevin P. Mullen
Elise Farrell
Mary Karen Wills


About Matross Edwards LLC

Matross Edwards LLC is a government contracts and cybersecurity law firm with offices in Washington, DC and Florida.  As a government contracts boutique, the firm's goal is to be the "go-to" law firm for small (8(a), WOSB, SDVOSB, HUBZone, etc.) and mid-size government contractors with respect to their most significant and complex matters involving the laws and regulations of Federal procurement.

Matross Edwards focuses on matters that require extensive Federal government contracts expertise, practical, cost-conscious solutions, and the preservation of our clients' existing relationships with agencies and partners. Focused practice includes bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and Federal agencies (including FAA Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition), size protests, solicitation review, debriefings, claims and disputes, teaming and joint ventures, regulatory compliance, and cybersecurity issues.


About Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 14 offices and more than 600 attorneys and principals who provide a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world. Our professionals are widely recognized for their leading knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives and pro bono work.

But what really sets us apart is our investment in client relationships—our unwavering commitment to understanding their businesses, the around-the-clock access we provide, and our nimble and customized delivery of services. We treat your goals, ideas, and objectives as our own and fight fiercely for resolutions that are in your best interest. This promise goes deeper than words. It is our creed, adopted and held true at all levels, starting at the very top.


About Morrison & Foerster LLP

With over 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices, Morrison & Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across the United States, Europe, and Asia. Dynamic technology and life science companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies, and other market leaders come to MoFo for knowledge, innovation, and business aptitude. MoFo handles some of the world’s largest cross-border transactions and resolves major disputes across multiple jurisdictions. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.


About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

With 21 offices, 85 practices and over 900 lawyers and professionals, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is among the world’s largest law firms, yet it strives to provide every client with focused and consistent attention. Recognized by BTI Consulting Group as a Client Service A-Team and as one of the top 30 law firms in the U.S., Akin Gump is known for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, leadership in groundbreaking transactions and depth in public policy. Akin Gump is committed to creating, expanding and protecting its clients’ assets and interests.

Through its network of domestic and international offices, Akin Gump advises companies across myriad industries in both mature and emerging markets. Akin Gump professionals possess a sharp understanding of the intangible factors in economic and political infrastructures, combining it with first-hand government experience at the highest levels around the world.


About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

BRG is a global consulting firm that helps leading organizations advance in three key areas: disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and strategy and operations. Headquartered in California with offices around the world, we are an integrated group of experts, industry leaders, academics, data scientists, and professionals working beyond borders and disciplines. We harness our collective expertise to deliver the inspired insights and practical strategies our clients need to stay ahead of what's next.

We have in-depth experience across a wide range of industries and markets, from Government Contracting, Construction, Energy to Technology and Healthcare. BRG offers clients extensive and unique industry experience combined with a focus on regulatory interpretation and compliance, policy and procedure evaluation, investigation, litigation support, dispute resolution, and advisory services related to complex issues.