The Inflexible Government Agent And Other Atty Gripes

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Inflexible contracting agents and overly aggressive enforcement are just a couple of lawyers' biggest frustrations when it comes to dealing with the government's contracting system, experts say.

The labyrinthine contracting regulations can pose daunting challenges even for experienced attorneys, and government officials often don't make it any easier to deal with, lawyers say.

Here, they share with Law360 some of their pet peeves about negotiating contracts with the government and challenging such decisions.

No Room to Negotiate

Though a section of the Federal Acquisition Regulation specifically...
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