Introduction to Government Contracting

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Introduction to Government Contracting
Introduction to Government Contracting

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Course Description

When faced with a client or corporate employer who is bidding on a government contract, it is important to have a solid understanding of the federal rules regulating the process. In this introductory program, Shlomo Katz lays out the fundamentals of this highly regulated industry. Topics covered include:

- Governing Laws Overview
- The Federal Acquisition Regulation
- Procurement Integrity
- Competition
- Source Selection Decisions
- Proposal Evaluations
- Discussions
- Bid Protests
- Changes
- Contract Disputes
- Terminations
- False Claims

Published: 3/17/2016

Length: 1hr 4min

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Shlomo D. Katz

Shlomo Katz is a member of the Litigation Department of Brown Rudnick, where he focuses on the areas of government contracts / procurement and commercial law and litigation, wage and hour law, and construction law. Shlomo has significant experience in preparing, negotiating and litigating contract claims and bid protests, as well as advising clients on contract compliance, small business, subcontracting, data rights, and labor law issues under government contracts. He has participated in mergers and acquisitions of government contractors, advising on issues of assignment and novation, intellectual property / data rights, and security clearances. Shlomo has successfully litigated before federal, state and local courts and the Government Accountability Office and Boards of Contract Appeals. In addition, Shlomo is Brown Rudnick’s Wage & Hour Group Leader, in which capacity he represents clients in connection with minimum wage, working time, overtime, and fringe benefit issues under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Service Contract Act (SCA), Davis-Bacon Act, federal Executive Orders, and state wage payment and prevailing wage laws. This includes conducting proactive wage-hour audits for employers as well as litigation of minimum wage, overtime and wage payment claims. Shlomo also has represented parties in wrongful termination and discrimination cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in federal court. Shlomo is fluent in Hebrew and is registered to practice architecture in Israel.

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