Ausley McMullen

Government Procurement and Bid Protests

Attorneys with Ausley McMullen have extensive experience with all aspects of state and local government procurement issues and bid protests.

Ausley McMullen's attorneys are prepared to deftly handle the particular opportunities and potential challenges that exist within state and local government procurements and bid protests. We can help you develop relationships, look for opportunities, assist agencies develop requests that give you the best chance for success and facilitate the preparation of strong proposals. We have experience on both sides of the equation through our representation of private and public sector clients.

Should you find yourself in a bid protest in Florida as either the successful bidder defending an award or a disappointed bidder that believes the process or a competitor's proposal was flawed, our team has the experience and depth to mobilize quickly, commit the necessary resources and work with you through what is often an extremely expedited process. We also have lawyers with the skill and sophistication to assist you with contract negotiations and closing the transaction.

State and local procurements are a unique area of Florida law and should only be handled by experienced legal counsel. Attorneys with Ausley McMullen have extensive experience with all aspects of state and local government procurement issues. Michael Glazer is Board Certified in State & Federal Government and Administrative Practice and, along with Stephen Emmanuel, have extensive experience in procurement law and bid protests before many different agencies. Erik (Rick) Figlio served as General Counsel to two Governors and is not only a valuable member of our team in a bid protest, he also maintains close contacts throughout state government. Rob Clarke and Marty Sipple are both Board Certified in Business Litigation. Dylan Rivers is another seasoned litigator that has been in the trenches in multiple bid protests. Former Speaker of the Florida House James Harold Thompson and former Attorney General Richard Doran also maintain close ties in the Executive and Legislative branches. These are just some of the lawyers that are standing by to help with your government procurement needs.