US, IBM Defeat Jacobs' Bid To Win Back DOD Contract

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled in a decision made public Thursday that the U.S. Government Accountability Office didn't act irrationally in sustaining an IBM Corp. unit's challenge to a U.S. Department of Defense information technology contract awarded to Jacobs Technology Inc.

Jacobs sued the U.S. in March in an attempt to block the withdrawal of a multimillion-dollar IT service management contract with the U.S. Special Operations Command, but Judge Edward J. Damich of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims rejected the company's assertions that the GAO had...
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