Client Successes Feb 14, 2019

BB&K Defeats Program Management Services Contract Challenge

Los Angeles Community College District’s $80 Million Program Management Services Contract Properly Awarded, Court Finds

BB&K Defeats Program Management Services Contract Challenge

A team of Best Best & Krieger LLP attorneys, representing the Los Angeles County Community College District, successfully defeated a challenge to an $80 million-plus program management services contract award brought against the District. Partner Richard Egger, along with Partner Michael Maurer and associates Ryan Guiboa and Avi Rutschman, defeated the challenge brought by AECOM Technical Services, Inc., the losing bidder for the contract.
 
A Los Angeles Superior Court ruling, handed down Feb. 4, found that the District acted properly in selecting Jacobs Project Management Co. to replace AECOM to lead its $3.2 billion bond campus construction program.
 
According to the Los Angeles Times, the projects are the result of nearly two decades worth of bond measures approved by voters to “renovate aging buildings, construct new ones and modernize technology and infrastructure on all nine campuses.”
 
BB&K has served as special counsel for the District on a variety of matters for more than a decade, and currently serves as lead construction counsel to the District on its multi-billion dollar bond construction program.

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