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Bid Protests

We assist our federal contractor clients in all aspects of pre and post-award bid protest litigation, including filing and defending against bid protests as an intervening party. In representing our clients, we bring a deep understanding of U.S. procurement regulations, processes, and government perspectives on how bids and proposals should be evaluated and awarded. We have served clients in a broad range of industries in providing bid protest counsel and litigation services:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Information Systems & Technology
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional & Personnel Support Services

We provide efficient and effective legal representation throughout the bid protest process, including filing protests at agencies, the Government Accountability Office, and federal courts. We leverage a wide range of government and industry perspectives on bid evaluation and award procedures, along with focused experience in U.S. federal procurement to ensure our clients receive comprehensive bid protest representation and counsel. We are fully aware of the unique challenges federal contractors face in bidding and winning federal contracts. We engage in frank and open discussions with our clients to help them understand how applicable regulations and existing case law apply to the specific procurement at issue, enabling them to make informed decisions on selecting the appropriate forum, timing, and grounds for their potential bid protest.

We understand the importance of managing costs while achieving our clients' desired results, and offer competitive rates without compromising on the quality and excellence of our legal services. Due to the firm's exclusive focus on supporting clients engaged in federal contracting, we offer bid protest counsel and representation at some of the most competitive rates in the industry while providing the flexibility and personalized legal attention our clients deserve.

So our clients and prospective clients may understand and stay up to date with their rights and options throughout the bid protest process, we provide a dedicated Featured Insights Bid Protests section on our website and other firm channels. While these articles do not constitute legal advice, they often serve as an excellent initial resource for prospective clients. Prospective clients use these insights to contextualize and assess the circumstances surrounding their own bid protest matters, allowing them to seek legal counsel from a better-informed position.

Existing clients may also access featured insights specific to their industry and points of interest on their dedicated TILLIT LAW PLLC Client Portal. Some of the most recent articles are also provided on this page for ease of reference.

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In procurement parlance, insourcing refers to an organizational decision to perform the work internally instead of procuring it from outside sources. As procuring entities, government agencies may, from time to time, decide to internally perform work that was previously contracted out via competitive procedures or otherwise choose to perform new work using agency employees and resources. While such occasions are relatively rare, contractors...


The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of 1994 establishes the Government’s preference for acquiring commercial items. Consistent with this preference, the Federal Government must procure commercial items per customary commercial practices relevant to the items being procured. Prospective contractors may raise pre-award challenges against a procurement alleging that the Government deviated from customary commercial practices and...


This article is part of our government contract attorney’s Bid Protests series. Learn more, and if you’re in need of our legal services, contact us today.

The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) mandates the use of procurement procedures enabling full and open competition in federal acquisition. Agencies may not place task or delivery orders that fall outside the scope of...