GAO Protests Reach New High In 2011 Despite Slower Growth
Mar.14.2012 — Government Contracts Law360
Washington, D.C.-based Government Contracts Group partner Daniel R. Forman speaks to Government Contracts Law360 about the rising number of protests filed in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which reached a new high in 2011 but are beginning to level off from the increase between 2008 and 2010.
According to Forman, "The leveling off of the GAO's numbers was more than offset by rapid increases in the number of bid protests heard in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC). There were 98 protests filed in the COFC in 2011, up from 68 in 2005, and the court published 73 decisions in 2011."