By Hailey Konnath (July 1, 2022, 9:36 PM EDT) — The DC Circuit says a $37 million audit battle between Crowley’s government departments and the General Services Administration should be fought in court district court rather than in a federal claims court, reversing a lower court’s decision to the contrary.
Friday’s panel found that Crowley’s lawsuit against the GSA was not, “in essence”, contractual. Crowley is challenging the GSA’s findings in an audit of the company’s contract with the US Transportation Command, but that contract is not between the parties in that litigation, according to the ruling.
“Crowley is not seeking to enforce or recover the contract with…
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