Since President Trump’s inauguration earlier this year, there has been a lot of discussion about change in the Federal Government.  Notwithstanding, there are at least two things that are relatively certain under any president’s administration: (1) executive agencies will continue to enter into contracts with contractors and (2) disputes inevitably will arise.  This webinar will provide practical advice about recent developments in Federal Government contracting disputes during fiscal year 2017. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the dispute resolution process for government contracts, including the Contract Disputes Act
  • Identify key developments in government contracting disputes
  • Assess the significance of important decisions issued by the Boards of Contract Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Identify strategies to maximize recovery and bolster defenses
  • Recognize pitfalls in the disputes process, and develop strategies avoid them

CPE & CLE Credit: Participants can earn up to 1.5 CPE credits in the Auditing field of study. Please note that CPE credit is only available for viewing the live program. Attorneys can earn CLE credits for this course.

100% Money-Back Cancellation and Refund Policies: If you can’t make the live webinar, you may cancel at any time before the webinar begins for a full refund. If you are not satisfied with the webinar, we will provide you a full refund. For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please call us at 703-372-0550.

Program Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Instructional Method: Group-Internet Based

National Registry of CPE Sponsors: Clear Law Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Faculty Member
Justin Ganderson
Covington & Burling LLP

Justin Ganderson is a Special Counsel in Covington & Burling LLP’s Government Contracts Practice in Washington, D.C. Mr. Ganderson focuses much of his practice in the area of government contracts dispute resolution. In addition to assisting clients with crafting claims and requests for equitable adjustments, he represents contractors and subcontractors before various tribunals, including the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Boards of Contract Appeals, the American Arbitration Association and U.S. District Courts. Mr. Ganderson also assists clients with internal investigations and government contract counseling/compliance matters, including compliance with Buy American laws. He is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law.

Faculty Member
Jason Workmaster
Covington & Burling LLP

Jason Workmaster is Of Counsel with Covington & Burling LLP. He represents government contractors in contract dispute cases before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and boards of contract appeals; in False Claims Act cases in U.S. District Court, particularly the Eastern District of Virginia; and in bid protests before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office. Mr. Workmaster has particular expertise regarding audit, cost allowability, and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) issues, as well as issues involving the Government’s acquisition of commercial items through the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules program. He is a graduate of Regent University School of Law.

Faculty Member
Bryan Byrd
Covington & Burling LLP

Bryan M. Byrd is an Associate in Covington & Burling LLP’s Government Contracts Practice in Washington, D.C., and a Professorial Lecturer in Law teaching Scholarly Writing to student members of the Public Contract Law Journal at the George Washington University Law School. Prior to joining Covington, Mr. Byrd was an Attorney-Examiner at the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. Since joining Covington in 2016, Mr. Byrd has litigated claims and disputes at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and in the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Byrd has also advised numerous life sciences companies and other non-traditional government contractors as they navigate compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and applicable statutes. He is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School.

CLE Credits (Law)

CreditValueTypeFormat
NALA--Credit not available
NFPA--Credit not available
AL1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
AK1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ARNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
AZ1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
CA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
CO1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
CT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
DE1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
FL1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
GA1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
HI1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ID1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IL1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
KSNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
KY1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
LA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ME1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
MN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
MO1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
MS1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
MT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NC1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ND1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NENot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
NH1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NJ1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
NM1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NV1 General
On-Demand/Recording
NY1.5 Areas of Professional Practice (NY)
On-Demand/Recording
OH1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
OK1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
OR1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
PA1 General
On-Demand/Recording
RINot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
SCNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
TN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
TX1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
UT1 General
On-Demand/Recording
VANot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
VT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
WA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
WI1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
WV1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
WY1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording

In some CLE states, the course will be submitted to the bar after you register. If for any reason the course is not approved, we will fully refund your registration fee. If a state is listed on this course, then we are confident the course fits that state's standards and already is or will be approved for credit.

Accounting Credits

CreditValueField of StudyFormat

Clear Law Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please see the tab above on our Money-Back Guarantee or contact us at 703-372-0550. 

CPE Credit - Maximum Credit Hours: Please see above. You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Fields of Study: Please see above. Teaching Method: Lecture. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state’s regulatory board.

Clear Law Institute has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE Program.

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