J. D. – The George Washington University, 1990
B. A. – Dickinson College, cum laude, 1987
-District of Columbia, 2006
-U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
-U. S. Court of Federal Claims
-U. S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
-U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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Jim DelSordo is a partner in Argus Legal, PLLC. He concentrates his practice on all aspects of federal and state procurement law and commercial litigation, including bid protests, claims, terminations, and unfair trade and data rights disputes.
Prior to starting Argus Legal, Mr. DelSordo practiced for sixteen years in the federal government, with government contracts boutiques, and a large, regional general practice firm. Before entering private practice Mr. DelSordo was on active duty in the U. S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps, where he served as a Special Assistant U. S. Attorney, an administrative law attorney, a procurement fraud advisor, and a trial attorney with the U. S. Army’s Contract Appeals Division.
In private practice Mr. DelSordo has represented businesses concerning all aspects of government contracts including formation and administration disputes, fraud prevention and compliance, schedule contracts, 8(a) and other small business issues, data rights, and business to government e-commerce. He has litigated procurement and commercial disputes in all federal and state fora. Mr. DelSordo’s clientele includes businesses involved in the manufacturing of sophisticated electronics hardware and munitions, construction, logistics and personal services, and information technology. His clients are located worldwide.
Mr. DelSordo has lectured for Mealey’s Publications and the National Business Institute on government contract issues, at the National Science Foundation’s Annual Small Business Innovative Research Conference, and has been published in the Intellectual Property & Technology Journal.
Cases decided concerning the government’s attempts to override the automatic stay arising from protests of government contract awards:
Mr. DelSordo also has successfully expanded the Court of Federal Claims and Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals jurisdiction to hear contractor protests and claims in other areas related to federal procurements:
Mr. DelSordo has also advanced the law in other areas:
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