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Court of Federal Claims: Jurisdiction, Practice, and Procedure

 

Authoritative discussion and analysis covering all areas of the court’s jurisdiction. This comprehensive treatise focuses exclusively on practice before the United States Court of Federal Claims, with detailed discussion and analysis of all areas of the court’s jurisdiction.

Price: $395.00 Main Volume

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DESCRIPTION

Authoritative discussion and analysis covering all areas of the court’s jurisdiction. 

This comprehensive treatise focuses exclusively on practice before the United States Court of Federal Claims, with detailed discussion and analysis of all areas of the court’s jurisdiction. The author and more than 15 contributors who are authorities in their respective fields cover everything from the most commonly litigated matters to the most specialized subject areas.

The Court of Federal Claims’ jurisdiction has an extensive reach, as the court hears monetary claims against the United States founded upon the Constitution, federal statutes, executive regulations, or contracts with the government, express or implied-in-fact.  In fiscal year 2015, the Court rendered judgments totaling more than $12 billion, across areas such as:

  • Government contract claims and bid protest or procurement-related claims

  • Tax refund suits

  • Fifth Amendment takings cases, including cutting-edge environmental and natural resource issues

  • Civilian and military pay cases

  • Intellectual Property claims

  • Vaccine injury cases

  • Indian tribes and Nations disputes

  • Treaty cases, and cases involving foreign nationals and governments

  • Unjust conviction claims

  • And more

Court of Federal Claims: Jurisdiction, Practice, and Procedure also covers matters such as: the jurisdictional bar on claims pending in other courts; remedies; justiciability; government counterclaims; and appeals to the Federal Circuit.

 


AUTHOR

 

Matthew H. Solomson is Chief Legal Officer, Federal Government Solutions, Anthem, Inc., a Fortune 50 company, where he has responsibility for all legal, compliance, and contract staff in the company’s federal contracting business unit. He previously led the government contracts group within the law department of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Prior to entering in-house practice, he served as counsel in the government contracts and litigation practices of Sidley Austin LLP, and before that as a Trial Attorney with the Commercial Litigation Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a government contracts attorney with Arnold & Porter LLP. Mr. Solomson served as a law clerk for the Honorable Francis M. Allegra, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Solomson teaches Government Contracts Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, and received his JD and MBA from the University of Maryland.


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REVIEWS

Matt Solomson and his contributors have produced an excellent and much-needed resource for lawyers called upon to navigate the complex jurisdictional and procedural law governing the Court of Federal Claims. I'm confident this book will become a key 'go-to' guide for practitioners bringing cases to that important tribunal.

-- Peter D. Keisler

Partner, Sidley Austin; former DOJ Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division; former Acting Attorney General of the United States


The author offers valuable insights with a broad perspective and has also drawn support from an impressive network of other experts to generate a rich body of work. This is the sort of volume that will be pulled out routinely and covered in post-it tabs and highlighting.

-- Mark D. Colley

Partner, Arnold & Porter