Bid Protests: A Guide to Challenging Federal Procurements

Bid Protests: A Guide to Challenging Federal Procurements


Bid Protests: A Guide to Challenging Federal Procurements, authored and edited by Andrew Shipley and Daniel Chudd and published by The American Bar Association, equips lawyers with a practical guide to the bid protest process with respect to federal procurements. Members of WilmerHale’s Regulatory and Government Affairs group also served as contributing authors to the book, including Philip Beshara, Jessica Aldrich, Chanda Brown, Elizabeth D’Aunno and Ariel Dobkin.

Starting with a historical overview of how bid protests arose in the first place and the jurisdictional authority behind each of the various protest forums, the book discusses the various considerations involved in deciding whether and in which forum to protest. The book delves into the various procedural requirements associated with each forum, the differences between pre-award and post-award protests, and examine the types of protest grounds that succeed and those that do not.

  • The History of Protest Jurisdiction
  • Comparing Protest Forums
  • Who May Protest, and When, and Whether to Do So
  • Stays, Overrides, and Injunctions
  • Protective Orders
  • Grounds of Protest
  • What Lies Ahead

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