Federal Bid Protests

Intervention in Federal Bid Protests: Defending Your Contract Award

Format: Live webinar (on-demand recording available on December 15, 2022)
Date: December 5, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm EST
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Maria Panichelli, McCarter & English
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 1.5 ATCs
APTAC BOK: C.13 Post Award Administration

*Your registration includes access to the on-demand recording.

In today’s increasingly competitive federal market, protests are almost inevitable. Have you ever received an award notice, only to be told several days later that the contract is on hold, all because of a bid protest filed by a disgruntled competitor? If so, you may know how hard it can be to find answers and how quickly you can miss an important deadline in the meantime. In this webinar, experienced government contracting attorney Maria Panichelli will provide you with the roadmap and resources necessary to defend against the protest, keep the contract you earned, and keep your costs down.  

You will learn about:

– Bid protests
– The processes and procedures of intervention
– Common bid protest defenses and strategies
– Practical tips about how to mitigate risk and costs
– How to keep the contracts you won

Target Audience: Government contractors of any level; any government contractor anticipating possible bid protests challenging their awards

Meet Your Instructor:

Maria Panichelli

MARIA PANICHELLI, Esq., partner at McCarter & English

Maria L. Panichelli, Esq. is a partner in the Government Contracts and Global Trade practice group at the law firm of McCarter & English.  She focuses her practice exclusively on federal contracts, assisting clients through every stage of the procurement process.  Her practice includes performance and compliance counseling, asserting and defending bid and size/status protests, REAs, claims and CDA claim appeals and litigation, federal subcontracting, and small business procurement.  Maria provides comprehensive legal counseling that allows her clients to successfully navigate the complicated legal requirements related to federal contracting while fulfilling their own business goals.  An active member of several federal contracting associations, Maria is a frequent lecturer at agency, government contracting, and small business conferences and works closely with several Procurement Technical Assistance Centers to provide educational content for contractors.


Dec 05 2022


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 05 2022
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm



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