KEN M. KANZAWA
Associate
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KEN M. KANZAWA Associate
Ken Kanzawa focuses his practice on government contracts litigation and counseling.  With an insider’s perspective, Ken provides well-crafted solutions to address a broad spectrum of government contracts matters, including bid protests, contract disputes, subcontract negotiation and teaming agreements, and regulatory compliance matters.

Previously, Ken served as a procurement attorney at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  There, he advised on and litigated bid protests of major procurements, including a mission systems contract valued at over $1 billion, provided counsel concerning contract performance disputes, and advised the agency’s suspending and debarring official.  Ken also advised NASA in its capacity as a member of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory council, assisting with regulatory drafting and the implementation of federal procurement policy.
 
Litigation

Successfully protested the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s (NAVFAC’s) evaluation and awards of multiple IDIQ contracts for marine and land construction before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), resulting in a contract award and protest costs for the client.

Successfully protested the Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation’s award of IDIQ contracts for architect-engineer services before the GAO, resulting in a contract award for the client.

Successfully protested at the agency level a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs task order award for laboratory testing services, resulting in revision and reissuance of the solicitation.

Successfully protested the Army’s decision to eliminate a client from eligibility for a contract for C4ISR services before the GAO, resulting in a contract award and protest costs for the client.

Successfully defended the award of a U.S. Transportation Security Administration contract to an airport security screening contractor at the GAO.

Other Experience

Ken also has significant experience with protests before the Court of Federal Claims and contract claims at the Boards of Contract Appeals.
 

About

Ken Kanzawa focuses his practice on government contracts litigation and counseling.  With an insider’s perspective, Ken provides well-crafted solutions to address a broad spectrum of government contracts matters, including bid protests, contract disputes, subcontract negotiation and teaming agreements, and regulatory compliance matters.

Previously, Ken served as a procurement attorney at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  There, he advised on and litigated bid protests of major procurements, including a mission systems contract valued at over $1 billion, provided counsel concerning contract performance disputes, and advised the agency’s suspending and debarring official.  Ken also advised NASA in its capacity as a member of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory council, assisting with regulatory drafting and the implementation of federal procurement policy.
 

Experience

Litigation

Successfully protested the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s (NAVFAC’s) evaluation and awards of multiple IDIQ contracts for marine and land construction before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), resulting in a contract award and protest costs for the client.

Successfully protested the Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation’s award of IDIQ contracts for architect-engineer services before the GAO, resulting in a contract award for the client.

Successfully protested at the agency level a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs task order award for laboratory testing services, resulting in revision and reissuance of the solicitation.

Successfully protested the Army’s decision to eliminate a client from eligibility for a contract for C4ISR services before the GAO, resulting in a contract award and protest costs for the client.

Successfully defended the award of a U.S. Transportation Security Administration contract to an airport security screening contractor at the GAO.

Other Experience

Ken also has significant experience with protests before the Court of Federal Claims and contract claims at the Boards of Contract Appeals.