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Merle  DeLancy, Jr., Esq.

Merle DeLancey’s practice focuses on a wide variety of government procurement law. He represents clients contracting with federal and state governments, with an emphasis in the healthcare industry. Merle has experience in a broad spectrum of government contracting issues and litigation, such as:

 Healthcare government contracts covering brand, authorized generic, and generic pharmaceuticals; medical/surgical supplies; capital equipment; services; compounding; complex vaccines; and biologics
 Federal and state court litigation involving False Claims Act allegations, false statements, and defective pricing, including Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE fraud
 The impact and nuances of commercial pricing and distribution channels on government price reporting and reimbursement
 Negotiation of highly technical government contracts for complex biologics, vaccines, and equipment with numerous agencies including the Department of Health Human Services, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (“BARDA”), the National Cancer Institute (“NCI”), and the Department of Defense, Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (“JPEO-CBRND”)
 Medicare and Medicaid price reporting compliance and reimbursement
 Department of Veterans Affairs and Public Health Service (340B) price reporting
 Defending audits by agency offices of inspector general, DCAA, and DCMA
 All aspects of GSA and Department of Veterans Affairs federal supply schedule contracting including defective pricing and price reduction compliance
 DoD, including DLA Troop Support and MEDCOM, healthcare contracting
 Mandatory and voluntary agency disclosures
 Conducting internal investigations and performing compliance reviews and gap analyses
 Protests at the agency level, GAO, and the COFC
 Filed and litigated agency claims at a variety of boards of contract appeals
 Defending Congressional investigations and inquiries
 Agency suspension and debarment proceedings
 GSA leasing
 Mergers, acquisitions, novations, and change of name agreements involving government contractors
 Commercial disputes including disputes between government prime contractors and subcontractors
 General FAR compliance including issues such as:
 Country of origin (BAA and TAA)
 Service Contract Act
 Commercial item and COTS contracting
 Small business subcontracting including mentor-protege agreements and joint venture agreements
 Teaming agreements
 Economic price adjustments

Programs by Merle  DeLancy, Jr., Esq..

This presentation will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of an agency protest. The presentation will cover how agency protests differ from GAO protests, situations in which filing an agency protest might be preferable to other kinds of protest...

Program Number
29209
Program Date
2019-11-18
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsContractsCorporate and Commercial LawCorporate and Securities LawFederal CourtsGovernment ContractingRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Recently, clients have asked if they or a vendor or supplier are a “subcontractor under a federal government contract. Sometimes the answer is easy—e.g., you are a subcontractor when a prime contractor contracts ...

Program Number
3045
Program Date
2020-02-25
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsBusiness Organizations & ContractsEmployment & Labor LawFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleGovernment ContractingLabor LawRegulatory and Administrative Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study