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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Failing to Understand DBE Regs Leads to Bid Rejection

Posted in Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE)

In an earlier post, I talked about bid challenges and rejections being one of the “hidden dangers” of failing to understand and follow DBE regulations.  I explained how strict minority set asides or quotas are almost always unconstitutional.  In fact, the DOT DBE regulations explicitly state that the DBE goals are not quotas. Rather, they… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Recover Your Attorney’s Fees When Litigating With the Government

Posted in Construction Law

Litigating a case against the government is an intimidating task.  The government has virtually unlimited resources at its disposal to wage its case.  Each side must bear it’s on costs of litigation, which means you must pay your attorney while the government attorneys are already paid by the taxpayers. However, in certain cases involving the… Continue Reading