GAO Denies Payback Of Waterfront Protest Costs

Law360, New York (October 14, 2010, 2:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected a request by Waterfront Technologies Inc. for reimbursement of attorneys’ fees and other costs the company racked up challenging the award of a $20 million contract with the U.S. Labor Department.

In a decision published Wednesday, the GAO argued that three Waterfront protests of a contract award for information technology services didn’t qualify for reimbursement because they were responded to on deadline and otherwise lacked merit as submitted.

GAO acting General Counsel Lynn Gibson penned the decision, arguing that...
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