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What is a Small Business Administration (SBA) Size Protest?

By on October 27, 2021 | Posted in Bid Protests

If you reasonably believe the awardee of a small business set-aside is really a large business, then you can file a Small Business Administration (“SBA”) size protest. The federal government reserves a portion of its procurement dollars for purchasing products or services from small businesses. These set-asides help small businesses compete for federal government contracts. Not surprisingly, however, some businesses who are initially awarded these contracts are actually large businesses posing as small business concerns. A size protest presents a quick and economical option to challenge the award to such a large business.

Legal 500 Nationally Ranks Oles Morrison’s Government Contracts Practice Group in 2021 Guide

By on June 14, 2021 | Posted in News

The 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published June 9th, gives a national ranking to Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker’s Government Contracts practice group stating the firm boasts “a deep bench of government contracts specialists . . . . recognized for its experience in government construction contracting matters.”  The firm’s Government Contracts practice […]

ICYMI: Buy American under President Biden: What Construction and Supply Contractors Need to Know Now!

By on June 10, 2021 | Posted in Buy American Act

In case you missed the webinar, President Biden’s New Direction for Government Contracting, you can access the slides here. About this webinar: President Biden emphasizes his administration’s commitment to strengthening Buy American requirements. Given the administration’s intent for stricter enforcement of domestic preference requirements, government contractors need to know these requirements, […]

OMRB Recognized by Chambers & Partners as a Highly Regarded Nationwide Law Firm for Government Contracts

By on May 21, 2021 | Posted in News

Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker is happy to be recognized by Chambers & Partners as a Leading Nationwide Law Firm for our Government Contracts practice in 2021.  OMRB was ranked: USA – Nationwide Government Contracts: Highly Regarded Legal Rankings, Band 1. In addition to firmwide recognition, Howard Roth was also individually […]

Free Webinar – Buy American under President Biden: What Construction and Supply Contractors Need to Know Now!

By on May 13, 2021 | Posted in Buy American Act

Join Oles Morrison Partners Howard Roth on June 9th as they present “Buy American under President Biden: What Construction and Supply Contractors Need to Know Now!” President Biden emphasizes his administration’s commitment to strengthening Buy American requirements. Given the administration’s intent for stricter enforcement of domestic preference requirements, government contractors need […]

ICYMI: How to Win Your Bid Protest

By on May 5, 2021 | Posted in News

In case you missed our latest webinar, How to Win Your Bid Protest, you can access the slides here. You can also watch the entire webinar below: Topics covered by the video include: The Best Forum to Win Your Bid Protest 1. Secret Weapon: Agency Protests 2. Winning at Government […]

Free webinar Mar. 25. Getting Paid on Government Contracts: Fresh Strategies on Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs) & Claims

By on March 2, 2021 | Posted in News

Join Oles Morrison Partners Howard Roth and Meghan Douris on March 25th as they present “Getting Paid on Government Contracts: Fresh Strategies on Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs) & Claims.” REAs and Contract Disputes Act (CDA) Claims share many key similarities, but important differences. This webinar will focus on recent […]

Save the Date October 21-22: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually

By on September 9, 2020 | Posted in News

Save the Date: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually over (2) half-days, October 21-22. This fourth annual seminar, co-hosted by AGC of WA, Washington PTAC, Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition and Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, is designed to help you navigate the rough seas of doing business with the federal government in the “new normal.”  Join nationally recognized practitioners who will cover topics relevant to government contractors across all industries.

President Trump Answers Small Business’ Prayers; Signs CARES Act with Payroll Protection Program

By on March 30, 2020 | Posted in Legislative and Regulatory Developments

As this is a fast moving topic, please note that this article is current as at 03/30/20.  On Friday March 27, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Act includes a lifeline for small businesses fighting to keep workers on the payroll during the […]