Past Performance in Government Contracting

Past Performance in Government Contracting

Format: Live webinar (on-demand recording available on October 14, 2021)
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm EDT
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructors: Nicole Pottroff and Shane McCall, Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 0.75 ATCs
APTAC BOK: C.4 Past Performance and Reporting Procedures

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

Past performance is an essential component of many successful government contracting proposals, but the rules governing past performance are often misunderstood.  

In this webinar, government contracts attorneys Shane McCall and Nicole Pottroff discuss the use of past performance in government contracting, including: 

  • FAR and SBA rules for evaluating past performance, 
  • how the government uses the CPARS system, 
  • when the government must consider the past performance of a teammate or affiliate, 
  • the difference between past performance and experience, 
  • how to challenge an unfair past performance evaluation, and much more.

Target Audience: small business contractors and resources that support them (i.e., PTAC).

Meet Your Instructors:

NICOLE D. POTTROFF, Equity Partner at Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC

Nicole Pottroff is an Equity Partner at Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC, where she exclusively practices federal government contract law. Nicole works with clients on a wide variety of transactional matters, from organizational contracts to teaming agreements, and advises clients on compliance with small business and procurement regulations and statutes. Nicole assists clients with litigation matters, including bid protests at the Government Accountability Office and size and status protests at the U.S. Small Business Administration. She is also a regular contributor to the government contracting blog SmallGovCon and is featured on its YouTube channel as well. 

Nicole enjoys helping small businesses solve their problems. You can email Nicole at

Shane McCall

SHANE McCall, Equity Partner at Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC

Shane McCall is an Equity Partner at Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC in Lawrence, Kansas. He focuses on assisting small businesses in their quest to navigate the thicket of federal government contracting. Shane regularly litigates GAO bid protests, as well as size and status protests and appeals before the SBA. He also assists with contract administration issues, including claims and appeals. In the transactional world, Shane works on mentor-protégé agreements, joint venture agreements, subcontracts, and teaming agreements, among other things. He also advises companies on FAR and SBA compliance issues.

Shane is a regular contributor to SmallGovCon blog, where he writes on small business government contracting matters. His work has also appeared in Contract Management magazine. You can contact Shane McCall at


Oct 07 2021


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 07 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm



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