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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Contractor's Complaint, Declining to Create 'Ultra Vires' or 'Bias' Exceptions to the Requirement That Contractors Exhaust Their Administrative Remedies Under Maryland Law Before Suing a Government Agency

Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, 2017 U.S. App. Lexis 7252 (4th Cir., April 25, 2017)

Author: Emily D. Anderson

7/06/2017

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Contractor's Complaint, Declining to Create 'Ultra Vires' or 'Bias' Exceptions to the Requirement That Contractors Exhaust Their Administrative Remedies Under Maryland Law Before Suing a Government Agency

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently addressed whether the City of Baltimore (the City) had abandoned a contractually required administrative dispute resolution process and relieved Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. (the Contractor) of any obligation to use the administrative dispute resolution process before seeking judicial review of the Contractor’s claims.