Government Contract Claims — Preserving the Value of Your Client's Federal Contracts

MCLE Credits: 1.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Wednesday, November 29, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, January 25, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Webcast with Live Q&A
  • Telephone with Live Q&A
MCLE Credit: 1.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 1.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $80

Information

This seminar provides an overview of when and how to submit claims to federal agency contracting officers, and the legal framework for litigating contract disputes with the federal government.

Why Attend?

  • Recognize what constitutes a contract change, and know when to submit notice of contract changes to a contracting officer
  • Learn how to use the changes notification and claims process to preserve the value of a contract
  • Know the history of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (the "CDA”), the difference between (a) CDA Claims, (b) Requests for Equitable Adjustment, and (c) Routine Contract Administration Actions, the proper format for a CDA claim letter, and the process for appealing a contracting officer's final decision
  • Understand the differences between the Court of Federal Claims and the Boards of Contract Appeals, and which one to appeal to in various situations
  • Get an overview of the Rules of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (the "ASBCA"), including a discussion of how the ASBCA was established, its function, how it differs from an Article III court, and how an appeal is procedurally similar to an Article III trial
 



Registration Deadlines:
Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Call (800) 979-8253 to register up to one hour prior to the seminar
Live on Site: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Walk-in registration is permitted on a space-available basis

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $40 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


Can't Attend?
E-mail distance_ed@vacle.org to be notified when/if this program is made available as an online or USB seminar.
E-mail publications@vacle.org to be notified when/if this program's seminar materials are made available for sale.

Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (November 29, 2017)

12:00 Government Contract Claims — Preserving the Value of Your Client's Federal Contracts
12:45 Question-and-Answer Session
1:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (January 25, 2018)

12:00 Government Contract Claims — Preserving the Value of Your Client's Federal Contracts
12:45 Question-and-Answer Session
1:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKER


J. Travis Pittman
, Holmes Pittman & Haraguchi, LLP / Greensboro, MD and Washington, DC

J. Travis Pittman focuses his practice on government contract disputes under the Contract Disputes Act of 1978, and general commercial dispute litigation. 

As a government contract disputes litigator, Mr. Pittman recognizes the importance of understanding both the specific requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and also his clients' specific business objectives.  In this regard, the CDA and FAR are used as tools for maximizing contract value, rather than a mere framework for litigation.  Before founding Holmes Pittman & Haraguchi, Mr. Pittman was the senior associate at Paxton Law Group in Washington, D.C. There, he worked on a broad range of matters including corporate governance, immigration, litigation, and consulting services.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Registration Options
  • Add to Cart
   Essentials Seminars Lisbon International CLE FacebookFriday Clear the Docket