GAO Boots Protest Of $40M Coast Guard Support Contract

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday denied a small business protest over a $40 million Coast Guard contract awarded to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., rejecting arguments that the protester should have been rated higher because it was the incumbent contractor for the work.

ABSG Consulting Inc. had sought to retain work under a follow-up contract for systems engineering and technical assistance services at the Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London, Conn. Both ABSG and Booz Allen Hamilton received good evaluations for their...
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