A government agency’s evaluation of an offeror’s past performance can often be the difference between winning or losing a government contract. And, for better or worse, agencies are given broad discretion in how they evaluate past performance. As such, it is critical that companies working with the federal government understand not only what steps they should take to cultivate and utilize positive past performance, but also the steps they should take to defend their past performance from attacks. Please join Katie Flood and Sam Finnerty from PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Law Group as they discuss:
- general rules governing past performance evaluations;
- ways in which a prime contractor can utilize different sources of past performance information;
- best practices for obtaining positive CPARS ratings; and
- how and when to challenge negative CPARS ratings.