Obermayer is excited to continue its “GovCon Examiner Live” webinar series in 2021. Over the course of the next 12 months, our experienced government contracting attorney Maria Panichelli will bring her popular GovCon Examiner blog to life with legal updates and practical tips for your business.
Very few federal contracts are completed without some sort of delay occurring, but who is liable for the resulting costs? Before you can determine liability for project delays, you have to understand the framework that federal courts use to analyze delays on government contracts. In this webinar experienced government contracts attorney, Maria Panichelli will explain how to distinguish delays and suspensions from disruption. She will also explain the different types of delay: compensable, excusable, and concurrent delays. Maria will walk you through the process and explain how to establish government liability for delays. She will also cover the common pitfalls contractors run into in pursuing a delay claim, including the effect of releases and waivers in contract modifications and pacing issues. Finally, Maria will discuss the various types of damages that may be recoverable as a result of government-caused suspensions and delays, including general conditions and unabsorbed home office overhead.