DC Transit Agency Beats $100M Bid-Rigging Suit

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 3:41 PM EST) -- The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority was dismissed Wednesday from a bid-rigging suit brought by a developer that lost out on an opportunity to revitalize a former rail site, with a Washington federal judge ruling that the authority's actions were shielded by sovereign immunity.

U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said the quasi-governmental agency's decision not to award the job of redeveloping a former Metrorail station to initial winning bidder Banneker Ventures LLC was discretionary, rather than dictated by statute, and it was therefore a policy decision...
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