Contract Struck Down Due to Expiry of Bid Validity

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2017 decision in The DRS Group v. County of Union, the New Jersey Superior Court struck down a contract award after the county failed to properly extend the winning contractor’s bid validity period. The [...]

Court Lifts Stay on Award After Finding Compliant Bid

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2017 decision in Agate Construction v. New Jersey, the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division lifted the suspension of a contract award after finding that the selected bid was compliant. The case dealt with [...]

Bid Using Parent Company Financials Ruled Compliant

By Paul Emanuelli In its July 2017 decision in Suburban Disposal, Inc. v. City of Camden, the New Jersey Superior Court upheld a contract awarded to a bidder that used the consolidated financial statements of its parent company to meet [...]

Injunction Granted Over Allegations of Union Interference

By Paul Emanuelli In its April 2017 decision in United Services, Inc. v. City of Newark, the New Jersey Superior Court granted a temporary injunction against a tendering process for janitorial services. The plaintiff submitted a low bid that was [...]

Contractor Barred Under New Jersey “Pay-to-Play” Law

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2017 decision in Della Pello Paving, Inc. v. New Jersey, the New Jersey Superior Court of Justice – Appellate Division upheld the debarment of a contractor under the state’s “pay-to-play” law. The case dealt [...]

Court Pulls Plug on Power Plant Contract

By Paul Emanuelli In its May 2014 decision in C&H Industrial Services, Inc. v. City of Vineland, the Superior Court of New Jersey struck down the City of Vineland’s power plant contract award after finding that the winning bidder, Infrastructure [...]

Material Cost Surge Triggers Group Purchasing Pricing Dispute

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2014 decision in Tilcon New York, Inc. v. Morris County Cooperative, the Superior Court of New Jersey dismissed a lawsuit filed by a supplier who was seeking price adjustments under a group purchasing contract [...]

Court Strikes Down Post-Bid Price Adjustment

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2012 decision in Securitas Security Services U.S.A. Inc. v. New Jersey Department of Treasury, the Superior Court of New Jersey – Appellate Division struck down a post-bid price change in the state government’s security [...]