Written for federal contractors and their government counterparts who bid on, award, execute, or administer contracts, this guide makes complex federal contracting easy to understand. With many different Government databases available on the Internet, the author helps prevent those wanting to buy and sell with the government from getting overwhelmed. Giallourakis makes sense of the information presented on the Internet, alleviating much of the stress involved. An excellent primer for companies inside and outside the U.S., his book covers acquisition basics from the perspective of both buyers and vendors. Supported by numerous diagrams and illustrations, the text includes selected examples from the author's firsthand experiences and offers time-proven, established principles to use in trading with Uncle Sam. Experienced contractors as well as novices to the federal procurement process will benefit from reading this excellent resource for businesses large and small.
Bill C. Giallourakis is a legal consultant on military procurement matters and a lecturer on federal contracting. He has practiced procurement and intellectual property law for more than twenty years. His homestead is in Tarpon Springs, FL.
"...Contracting With Uncle Sam is an informative and understandable resource for newcomers to government procurement, and will help especially in considering both the potential benefits and the potential drawbacks of federal contracting."
- Kate M. Manuel, The Federal Lawyer