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James Nagle, Adam Lasky and Ryan Gilchrist Author Chapters in ABA’s Definitive Guide to Federal Government Construction Contracts

Fri Feb 16, 2018

James Nagle, Adam Lasky and Ryan Gilchrist authored chapters in the recent release of Federal Government Construction Contracts, Third Edition published by the American Bar Association. The book is an updated guide for nongovernment contract practitioners through the innumerable and sometimes confusing federal government contract regulations, clauses and case law.  Jim, who has contributed chapters in the previous two editions, authored the book’s introduction. In addition to the introduction, he co-authored the book’s second chapter, entitled “Sealed Building,” with Ryan Gilchrist. Adam Lasky authored the sixth chapter, entitled “Federal Bid Protests.”

Jim is a nationally recognized attorney and thought leader in government contract law, Jim Nagle is sought after for his valuable counsel as consultant, expert witness or arbitrator/mediator by the government and its federal contractors. He has unrivaled experience working on supply, services, international, major systems and construction contracts. Throughout his distinguished career, Jim has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, architects, engineers and all parties in the contracting process. Prior to joining the firm, he served as chief of the Logistics and Contract Law Branch of the Department of the Army staff and as a trial team chief in the Army’s Contract Appeals Division.

A respected thought leader in the government contracts industry, Adam is the author of several articles and chapters in books on bid protests, including “A Practitioner’s Road Map to GAO Bid Protests” (The Construction Lawyer) and the bid protests chapter of “Federal Government Construction Contracts” (ABA 2d ed.). He is also the editor of Oles Morrison’s government contracts blog, The Procurement Playbook.

Ryan counsels contractors and subcontractors in government contracts disputes and on a wide variety of legal issues in the construction industry. His articles frequently appear in Oles Morrison’s government contracts blog, The Procurement Playbook.