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Size Protests – What You Need to Know

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Apr 11, 2019
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Webinar Time: 12:00PM -1:30PM EST


This webinar provides an introductory look into the world of size protests. The discussion will address the unique features of this particular process—such as affiliation, filing requirements, and the timeframes associated with size protests. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the requirements necessary for filing a size protest (due dates, form).
  2. Explain the meaning of “affiliation,” and who is considered to be an “affiliate.”
  3. Determine who decides size protests and which regulations apply.
CMBOK Competency: 5.3.9 Protests

Level of difficulty: Beginner


AGorelik_Alex_288x200lexander Gorelik, JD, CPCM


Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Alexander Gorelik is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, where he advises companies on various government contracting issues and regulations including protests, terminations and certified claims. Alexander has more than seven years of prior experience in federal contracting at the U.S. Department of the Navy. Before entering private practice, he worked as a Senior Contracting Officer for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and a Contract Specialist for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office.

Scott_Jake_288x200Jacob Scott, JD

Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Jake Scott is an Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, practicing government contract law and construction litigation, with a focus on federal construction law, where the intersection of his skill sets in litigation and contracts manifests. Jake closely monitors federal construction and contracting issues to help clients navigate the ever-changing, often turbulent regulatory and legislative terrain. Jake represents clients at the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and various federal District Courts, as well as before various state courts and agency-level tribunals. Clients turn to him for counsel on protests, certified claims and appeals, suspension and debarment, terminations, and responses to subpoenas and government investigations