Apr 23, 2019 1-2 PM EDT
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CPE, CLE Accredited
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Contracting agencies often decide to take corrective action in response to a bid protest. The scope of this corrective action can result in additional protest litigation.

This webinar will focus on corrective action in the protest forums. We will explore the frequency with which agencies take corrective action and the types of corrective action agencies utilize to remedy procurement concerns. We will also cover the various objections that protesters raise regarding corrective action, as well as how successful protesters are in bringing these challenges. The discussion will include:
  • A comparison between the Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office regarding how the forums review objections to agency corrective action;
  • An overview of selected, relevant decisions resolving corrective action challenges; and
  • An assessment of trends regarding corrective action at the protest forums.
After completing this webinar, you will:
  • Understand the difference between the Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office in regard to how each review objections to agency corrective action;
  • Be aware of trends regarding corrective action at the protest forums
This is a group internet based live webinar that is eligible for both CLE and CPE credit. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.

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About Our Experts
  • Noah Bleicher
    Special Counsel, Jenner & Block
    Noah Bleicher is a skilled government contracts practitioner with extensive bid protest litigation experience. He is a special counsel in the firm’s Government Contracts Practice where he represents large and small government contractors in a wide array of complex government contracts issues. Mr. Bleicher draws upon his unique and valuable insights from his service as a senior bid protest hearing officer at the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to effectively resolve government contracts legal disputes and achieve the business objectives of his clients.
    Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2004; Associate Editor, Emory Law Journal
    University of Florida, B.A., 2001, cum laude; B.S., 2001, cum laude; Florida Academic Scholar; Florida Blue Key (leadership honorary); recipient of numerous scholarships for leadership and achievement
  • Carla Weiss
    Associate Attorney, Jenner & Block
    Carla Weiss is an associate in the Government Contracts Practice. She represents large and small clients on a range of government contract issues, including bid protests, claims, investigations, and compliance.

    Ms. Weiss’s experience includes successful bid protest litigation, internal investigations for defense contractors, and representing contractors and subcontractors in claims litigation against the government. Ms. Weiss advises contractors with False Claims Act filings, suspension/debarment proceedings, and assessing mandatory disclosure obligations. In addition, Ms. Weiss counsels clients on a variety of federal statutes, regulations and government contract-related matters, including FAR and DFARS interpretation, SBA small business and minority business programs and eligibility, and foreign sourcing requirements.
    University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2010
    Wellesley College, B.A., 2003; cum laude