Lai Services, Inc. v. Gates, No. 08-1317 - Federal Circuit
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Lai Services, Inc. v. Gates, No. 08-1317

In a contract dispute involving material distribution services for the military, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals judgment is reversed where: 1) the billing and payment for minimum military packing of off-base transshipments is governed by contract line item 0002 rather than contract line item 0001 based on the plain language of the contract; and 2) plaintiff should be compensated on a per-package basis under contract line item 0002 rather than per unit.    

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Appellate Information
Appeal from the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.
Decided July 24, 2009

Judges
Before SCHALL, BRYSON, and LINN, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by SCHALL, Circuit Judge.

Counsel
For Appellant: Thomas L. McGovern III, Hogan & Hartson L.L.P., Washington, DC.
For Appellee: David M. Hibey, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC.