Cohen Seglias Partner Timothy A. Furin was named a Vice Chair of the Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee of the American Bar Association’s Public Contract Law Section. Tim was first nominated to this position on September 1, 2016, and his second term will run through August 31, 2020. He is also a former Vice Chair of the Section’s Bid Protest Committee.
The Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee focuses on issues that arise during contract performance, including change orders, constructive changes, equitable adjustments, stop work orders and delays, and convenience and default terminations. The Committee also deals with dispute resolution through both litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
At Cohen Seglias, Tim draws on his background as an acquisition law specialist in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps to help clients navigate the federal government procurement process. He counsels government contractors of all sizes on a wide range of procurement law matters, including bid protests, contract claims and appeals, formation and administration, and ethics and compliance. Tim also advises his clients on suspension and debarment matters, Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs), and subcontract negotiations and disputes. He has extensive experience before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), and the Court of Federal Claims (COFC), as well as various other federal and state courts.