Supreme Court Case Opens Door to Major Change in Vendor Oversight Law

Date: 04 / 27 / 16

Type: Press Coverage

Crusius_Eric_E_241.jpgFederal News Radio - For the second time over the last nine months, federal contractors are paying close attention to the Supreme Court. The eight justices heard arguments on April 19 about a False Claims Act case that could have wide-ranging effects on industry and agencies alike.

On the surface, the case, Universal Health Services, Inc. v. Escobar, has little to do with government contracting. But should the Supreme Court decide for Escobar, every government contract from pens and pencils to professional services to IT hardware to fighter jets could be at risk of violating the False Claims Act. Eric Crusius was interviewed for this news story. Click here to read the full article.

Eric S. Crusius represents government contractors in bid protests and other litigation matters before the Court of Federal Claims, Government Accountability Office, boards of contract appeals and other federal agencies.