Assistant to the Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition) Department of the Air Force, Office of the General Counsel; 2012-2014, Associate, Smith Pachter McWhorter; 2016-2017, Community Liaison, United States Navy, National Support Element, Lisbon, Portugal; 2018 – 2020, Litigation Clerk, Pensacola, Florida.
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Preparing a competitive proposal for a federal contract takes considerable time and money. Losing an award can sting.
This program will discuss the essential elements of the bid protest process. We will cover everything from the advantages and disadvantages of filing a bid protest, how to file a bid protest, the forums where you can file bid protests, and the intricacies of bid protest filing timelines.
Key topics to be discussed:
Date: May 5, 2023
Rhina M. Cardenal | Cordatis LLP
Admitted to bar, 2013, Virginia; 2011, New York
Education: The George Washington University Law School (Master of Laws Concentration in Intellectual Property, 2007); Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado, Bachelor of Laws and Letters, 2005).
Member: American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section; 2012-2014 Public Contract Law Section Diversity Scholarship Award Recipient.
Experience: 2007-2010, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Coordinator and Claims Supervisor, United States Marine Corps, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa Japan; 2011-2012, Special Assistant to the Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition) Department of the Air Force, Office of the General Counsel; 2012-2014, Associate, Smith Pachter McWhorter; 2016-2017, Community Liaison, United States Navy, National Support Element, Lisbon, Portugal; 2018 – 2020, Litigation Clerk, Pensacola, Florida.
Publication(s): Is Congress Overthinking Suspension and Debarment? How to Improve the System Without Legislation. The Procurement Lawyer, Vol. 49, No. 2, Winter 2014.
Language Skills: Spanish and Portuguese.
I. Everything from The Advantages and Disadvantages of Filing a Bid Protest | 12:00pm – 12:15pm
II. How To File a Bid Protest | 12:15pm – 12:30pm
III. The Forums Where You Can File Bid Protests | 12:30pm – 12:45pm
IV. The Intricacies of Bid Protest Filing Timelines | 12:45pm – 1:00pm