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Presentation at "Industry Summit on DOD Contracting" Focused on Government Contract Costs and Contract Terminations

On June 21, 2010, Edmund M. Amorosi, a member of the firm, presented two programs at the "Industry Summit on DOD Contracting", which was sponsored by the American Conference Institute. Mr. Amorosi, who practices government contracts and construction law, provided an update on recent changes in the area of government contract costs, including a discussion of recent case law affecting the allowability of costs relating to independent research & development, legal fees, compensation, and travel. Mr. Amorosi also discussed the regulatory framework and recent case law relating to terminations for convenience and terminations for default, including ways for contractors to enhance their recovery of allowable costs.