Chess Consulting (“Chess”) regularly assists companies and their legal counsel with complex litigation and investigations, including bid protests. Companies that bid on government contracts face the possibility of a protest. The substantial investment and increasingly competitive nature of government procurements have contributed to an increase in protests of contract award decisions. According to the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), the number of bid protests has steadily increased from 1,270 in fiscal year 2006 to 2,789 in fiscal year 2016 – an increase of almost 120%…..
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