How Can Contractors Preserve Rights in the Wake of the 2018 Government Shutdown?


Today, our colleagues Michael Rizzo, Glenn Sweat and John Jensen published their Alert titled The 2018 Government Shutdown – How Can Contractors Preserve Rights? Takeways from the Alert include:

  • Communicate with your Contracting Officers early and often regarding approvals and responses to inquiries.
  • Analyze current contracts. Assess contract funding levels, determine which contracts which must continue, and become familiar with Suspension of Work, Stop Work, and Government Delay of Work clauses.
  • Minimize financial damage and maintain continuity of operations and high employee morale.