Determining whether legal costs are allowable on U.S. federal government contracts can be quite challenging.
In an article for NCMA’s August “Contract Management” magazine, Aronson’s subject matter experts Nicole Mitchell, Tom Marcinko, and Donna Dominguez dive into this topic.
If for no other reason, the allowability of legal costs is addressed in eight separate cost principles. This veritable labyrinth of regulations typically means that the answer to the seemingly simple question, “Are these legal fees allowable?” is often met with the dreaded response, “It depends.”
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