Torres Blasts State Department Over Iraq Contract

Law360, New York (March 14, 2011, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A defense contractor providing security to the U.S. Department of State in Iraq filed suit Monday in Washington alleging the agency failed to properly handle contracting disputes and threatened to terminate its role in a $10 billion protection project.

A subsidiary of Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions LLC lodged the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to straighten out the State Department’s dispute resolution process and attain a temporary restraining order barring the agency from kicking Torres out of a worldwide protection...
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