Greg Bingham - President

Washington D.C.

Greg Bingham is the President of The Kenrich Group LLC.  He has over 30 years of experience in the field of business consulting, primarily for Government and Construction Contractors.

Clients have included corporations, partnerships and individuals; in-house and outside counsel.  Greg has consulted with contractors to the U.S. government, including contractors to many different departments – Defense, Energy, State, Housing & Urban Development – as well as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Army Corp of Engineers, Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for International Development, the General Services Administration and others.  Mr. Bingham’s clients have included aerospace & defense contractors, construction contractors, technology companies, professional service firms, health care providers and related insurance companies, wholesalers, retailers, and financial institutions.  Greg’s assistance to clients has included presenting his findings in settlement negotiations, alternate dispute resolution proceedings, depositions, bench trials and jury trials. One judge commented as follows with respect to Greg’s testimony:

  • Mr. Bingham “credibly testified… based on his 28 years in advising clients on government contract issues…”
  • “The Court finds Bingham’s testimony… to be credible, well-founded, and reliable,”

Mr. Bingham has assisted clients on numerous issues including: (1) testimony on damages, penalties and industry practices relating to disputes arising from government contracts (e.g., prime contractor v. subcontractor) including contract breach, lost profits, delay & disruption and termination cost recovery; (2) review or preparation of hundreds of termination settlement proposals on contracts terminated for convenience as well as assistance on contracts terminated for default (e.g., A-12); (3) review and preparation of claims for changed work, delay and disruption; (4) forensic investigation of issues involving accounting, estimating and billing including allegations of defective pricing, false claims, mischarges, improper labor charging and improper billings; (5) consulting on compliance issues arising from the contract pricing and evaluation guidance found in FAR Parts 12 and 15 as well as compliance with the Cost Principles found in FAR 31 and the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”); (6) the initial preparation and updates of CAS disclosure statements as well as the assessment and quantification of cost impacts caused by changes to disclosed or established cost accounting practices; (7) Federal Supply Schedule issues relating to the triggering of the Price Reductions and Defective Pricing clauses and related quantum issues; and (8) analysis of cost realism and other cost and price evaluation issues on bid protests.

 

Professional Associations

  • Greg is an Adjunct Professor in the George Washington University where he teaches Pricing and Cost Issues in Government Contracts (GCON 6506), a graduate level course in the Masters of Science in Government Contracts program.  Course topics include the development or evaluation of proposals relating to contract awards, requests for equitable adjustment or claims, and termination settlement proposals.  Audit and evaluation of cost or pricing data as well as other information is also addressed.
  • Greg is a member of the George Washington University Government Contracts Advisory Board.
  •  Greg is on the board of directors of the Capital Area Food Bank where he serves on the Audit Committee.

 

Lecturing and Teaching (Post 2000)
  • “What You Should Know About DCAA And It’s Role In Dispute Resolution,” Annual Program of the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Washington, DC. December 2013.
  • “DCAA: From the Perspective of the Construction Contractor and the Government Trial Attorney,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting of the Public Contract Section. San Francisco, California. August 2013.
  • Moderated a panel discussion on “Expert Testimony” at meeting of the ABA Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee. Washington, DC. May 2013.
  • “Negotiating With DCAA Following a Notice of Termination for Convenience: The Finer Points of Resolving Hot Button Disagreements over Reasonableness and Allowability.” American Conference Institute’s National Conference on DCAA Audits, 13 November 2012.
  • “Executive Compensation: The Latest on New Caps, Rules and DCAA Requirements for “Reasonableness” as part of the American Conference Institute’s Government Contract Cost & Pricing Conference, 17-18 April 2012.
  • “Preparing for DCAA Audits under the New Business Systems Rule,” American Bar Association Meeting of the Public Contract Section. Annapolis, Maryland. March 2012.
  • “Selected Issues in Proving Quantum,” at the 50th Annual Spring Seminar of the Boston Chapter of the National Contract Management Association. Boston, MA. March 2011.
  • “DCAA Audits — Strategies to Prepare and Manage Increasingly Complex and Frequent Audits.” American Conference Institute’s National Conference, 17 November 2010.
  • “Adventures In Accounting: Proving Claims,” addressed the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. October 2010.
  • “Selected Issues in Proving Quantum,” at meeting of the ABA Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee. Washington, DC. September 2010.
  • “Interacting With A More Active DCAA,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting of the Public Contract Section. San Francisco, California. August 2010.
  • “Unique Pricing and Estimating Challenges faced in Change Orders, Requests for Equitable Adjustments and Claims,” at Annual Government Contract Management Conference of the National Contract Management Association. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. July 2010.
  • “DCAA Developments: What Contractors Should Expect in 2010,” at seminar hosted by DLA Piper titled Public Contracting In A Global Market. Washington, DC. December 2009.
  • “Oversight of Contractors after a Disaster with Respect to Fraud and False Claims Issues,” Panel Discussion at ABA Meeting in New Orleans, May 2009 and again as a Teleconference in September 2009.
  • “Cost Issues After Terminations for Convenience,” Federal Publications, Inc. Washington, DC area. June 2013 as well as previous years.
  • “Implications for Contractors of the Decision in Daewoo Eng’g & Constr. Co. v. United States,” Panel Discussion hosted by the Federal Circuit Bar Association. Washington, DC. April 2009.
  • “Going for Compliance? More Contractor Costs and Risks,” American Bar Association Meeting of the Public Contract Section. Annapolis, Maryland. March 2009.
  • “Managing Risks of Potential Government Contract False Claims,” at the 27th Annual Government Contract Management Conference of the National Contract Management Association. Rockville, Maryland. November 2008.
  • “Commercial Item Disputes,” at joint meeting of the ABA Contract Claims and Disputes Resolution Committee and the Commercial Products and Services Committee. Washington, DC. October 2008.
  • “Quantitative Methods in Proposals and How These Methods Fare at GAO,” at meeting of the ABA Bid Protest committee. Washington, DC. May 2008.
  • “Sarbanes-Oxley: Impact on Government Contractors,” University of Minnesota 42nd Annual National Seminar on Government Contracts, October 2003.
  • “Recent Cost & Pricing Developments At The Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting of the Public Contract Section, August 2003.

 

Selected Publications (Post 2000)
  • Advisory Board Member of “Government Contracts Costs, Pricing and Accounting Report,” published by Thompson West.

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