Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Consulting


Richard D. Lieberman provides consulting services for all aspects of dealing with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”).  This includes:


  • Pre-award advice on developing a proposal that complies with the solicitation

  • Consultation on bid protests at the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

  • Consultation on size protests and appeals to be submitted to the Small Business Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals (“OHA”)

  • Consultation on small business issues and requirements

  • Consultation on all aspects of contract administration, including:

    • Developing contract compliance programs

    • Meanings of words and terms in the FAR

    • Improper business practices and conflicts of interest

    • Contractor qualifications, suspension and debarment

    • Commercial item acquisition

    • Simplified acquisition procedures

    • Types of contracts (fixed price, cost reimbursement, indefinite quantity)

    • Special contracting methods

    • Small business programs and other socioeconomic programs

    • Rights in data

    • Contract financing

    • Contract cost principles and procedures

    • Special categories of contracting, like research and development, construction and major systems

    • Contracting for all types of services, including information technology

    • Contract modifications (changes)

    • Subcontracting

    • Quality Assurance

    • Termination for convenience

    • Termination for Default


You may contact Richard Lieberman at rliebermanconsultant@gmail.com or 202-520-5780.



The website of Richard Donald Lieberman, a government contracts consultant and retired attorney who is the author of both "The 100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting" (with Jason Morgan) and "The 100 Worst Government Mistakes in Government Contracting." Richard Lieberman concentrates on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) consulting and training, including  commercial item contracting (FAR Part 12), compliance with proposal requirements (FAR Part 15 negotiated procurement), sealed bidding (FAR Part 14), compliance with solicitation requirements, contract administration (FAR Part 42), contract modifications and changes (FAR Part 43), subcontracting and flowdown requirements (FAR Part 44), government property (FAR Part 45), quality assurance (FAR Part 46), obtaining invoiced payments owed to contractors,  and other compliance with the FAR. Mr.Lieberman is also involved in numerous community service activities.  See LinkedIn profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-d-lieberman-3a25257a/.This website and blog are for educational and information purposes only.  Nothing posted on this website constitutes legal advice, which can only be obtained from a qualified attorney. Website Owner/Consultant does not engage in the practice of law and will not provide legal advice or legal services based on competence and standing in the law. Legal filings and other aspects of a legal practice must be performed by an appropriate attorney. Using this website does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Although the author strives to present accurate information, the information provided on this site is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date.  The views expressed on this blog are solely those of the author. FAR Consulting & Training, Bethesda, Maryland, Tel. 202-520-5780, rliebermanconsultant@gmail.com

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