Section of Public Contract Law

The Section of Public Contract Law serves to provide balanced recommendations on procurement policy, provide a forum to engage with colleagues across all segments of the procurement industry, and gain insight into and develop unique perspectives of federal, state and local public contract law.

Message from the Chair

The Strength of Collaboration - Unmatched opportunities for all members to deepen & expand their professional growth, ultimately benefitting the federal, state and local public procurement communities.

2019 Annual Meeting Recap

2019 Annual Meeting Recap

Practice Tips for Construction Litigation

Insights into how to obtain persuasive and credible experts for construction cases and the benefits of alternative dispute resolution were shared by our panel of esteemed judges. The On the Road Series of Legal Talk Network showcased speakers from Public Contract Law's Landmark Construction Decisions & Litigation Best Practices session in San Francisco, CA.

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Join Our Thought Leaders Groups

A new initiative designed to provide an opportunity to share, nurture, and grow by engaging with other Section members in a small group setting over a full ABA year.

Why join the Section?

Stu Nibley & Amy Conant Hoang, K&L Gates, Washington, DC

Leaders of the Section of Public Contract Law share why they make it an integral part of their professional lives. To them the Section is a great resource which provides tremendous networking & educational opportunities (click photo of video on left to watch).

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Join the Section of Public Contract Law

Shape and affect public policy, engage with colleagues, leverage the counsel, gain insight into and develop unique perspectives of federal, state and local public contract law.

PCL Connect

If you're already a member of one of our Public Contract Law Committees, you can visit our online PCL Connect by clicking the button on the right and log in.

Model Procurement Survey

The upcoming 20th anniversary of the last revisions to the Model Procurement Code (MPC) provides a timely opportunity to start a conversation and gather input from state & local procurement officials and practitioners on the state of the MPC and its implementing regulations. Below is a link to a brief survey intended to identify if and whether it would be beneficial to the public procurement system to consider updates to the MPC and its implementing regulations.

Model Procurement Code

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Upcoming Committee Meetings

Previous Free Webinars

Download materials from and/ or listen to previously held free webinars. Please note no CLE credit is available for these sessions.

Recent Comment Letters

About Public Contract Law

Our goal is simple yet ambitious: To be the most reliable, most respected nationwide source of balanced, unbiased positive recommendations for improving the law relating to procurement at all levels of government. Because of our unique position composed of lawyers and associates from government, corporations, and law firms, we have an extraordinary opportunity and duty to work for improvements to the procurement process.

Contact Us

Use this online form to contact the Section of Public Contract Law or call Patty Brennan at 312.988.5623.