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Joe Whitcomb

Joe Whitcomb

Joe Whitcomb

Joe Whitcomb is the founder and president of Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC (WSM). In addition, he manages the firm and heads up the Government Procurement and International Business Transactions Law sections. As a result of his military service as a U.S. Army Ranger and as a non-commissioned officer in the Air Force, he learned mission accomplishment. While serving in the Air Force, he earned his Bachelor’s in Social Sciences and a Master’s in International Relations. His Master’s emphasis was on National Security and International Political Economics. After his military career, Joe attended law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Unclear Request for Proposal Leads to Bid Protest

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A Request for Proposal (RFP) is a document the government (and commercial companies) uses when soliciting responses from contractors on a particular ...
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GAO Protest of AECOM Management Services

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Does “Fair Treatment” Translate to “Equal Discussions”? When creating a solicitation for services, the solicitor can request certain requirements for ...
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Teledyne Protests NASA Contract Award for Conflict of Interest

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Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. protested a contract awarded to SGT, LCC by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  The ...
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Armed Forces Board of Contract Appeals Appeal Nos. 62002, 62170

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When is the Destruction of Evidence Spoliation? The preservation of evidence is critical for a fair trial or appeal, but what happens when the ...
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Civilian Board of Contract Appeals Claim Appeal, Glen/Mar Construction

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Appeal denied April 2, 2021 The Civil Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) decision of appeal 6904 is a lesson on why contractors should be very wary of ...
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Past Performance Objections Sustained in GAO protest

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JMark, an 8(a) company based in Colorado Springs, CO, objected to the Air Force awarding a contract to SierTek, another 8(a) company based in ...
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Forest Fires & Task Orders Exceeding the Scope of the Original IDIQ

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A bid protest, filed by Western Pilot Service (WPS) and three other contractors, protested the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) issuance of a task ...
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GAO Determines that Lowest Price Is Not Enough

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This case determined that the Source Selection Authority’s (SSA) ignoring a proposal's strengths and weaknesses in favor of a lower price was ...
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When is it Okay to Supplement the Agency Record on a Bid Protest?

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The U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC) recently found that while not favored, supplementation of the administrative record is allowed. The Air Force ...
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GAO Reviews Bid Protests During Lapse

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Recently, the General Accountability Office’s jurisdiction lapsed when a sunset provision that was established by the National Defense Authorization ...
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