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July 07, 2023 - Protests & Litigation

Pratt’s Government Contracting Law Report: Key Considerations for Litigating Classified Bid Protests

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Kevin Mullen, Sandeep Nandivada, James Tucker, and Caitlin Crujido authored an article for Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report sharing 10 factors to consider when contemplating a classified protest.

"Find a law firm with a sufficient number of experienced bid protest lawyers with the requisite clearances," the authors wrote. "Even in a large firm, few attorneys typically have protest experience, and far fewer still have security clearances. The pool of available talent shrinks even further when high-level clearances are required. For a large, complex classified procurement, a party to a protest will typically need an entire team of cleared attorneys, and they will follow protocols that are different from those governing unclassified protests."

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