December 17, 2015


  • “Big Changes Proposed to DBE and ACDBE Programs,” American DBE Magazine, 2022
  • “Legal Challenges to COVID-19 Support for Disadvantaged Businesses,” American DBE Magazine, Summer 2021
  • “Important Updates on DBE, SBA, AND M/WBE Programs,” American DBE Magazine, Spring 2021
  • “Legal Update On Recent Contracting Civil Rights Cases,” American DBE Magazine, Spring 2020
  • “Current Issues Facing the USDOT DBE Program,” American DBE Magazine, Winter 2019
  • “U.S. DOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program: Key Components and Issues,” TR News, The National Academies, Transportation Research Board, November-December 2018
  • “The Trump Administration: What Might be Ahead for DBEs,” American DBE Magazine, Summer 2017
  • “DBE Program Update: Litigation Victory in Chicago and USDOT Guidance on Retainage Payments,” American DBE Magazine, Fall 2016
  • “What DBEs Need to Know Now,” American DBE Magazine, Fall 2013
  • “The Limited Impact of Rothe VII on M/W/DBE Programs,” Contract Management Magazine, 2010.
  • “Guidelines for Conducting a Disparity and Availability Study for the Federal DBE Program,” Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, NCHRP Report, Issue No. 644, 2010.
  • “Western States Paving Company v. Washington State Department of Transportation,” American Bar Association, The Transportation Antitrust Update, 2007.
  • “Meeting the Western States Challenge: Setting Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goals on USDOT Contracts,” Small Business Exchange., Vol. 22, No. 18, July 2006.
  • “Strict Constitutional Scrutiny is Not Fatal in Fact: Federal Courts Uphold Affirmative Action Programs in Public Contracting, ”Labor Law Journal, Winter 2003.
  • “Business Enterprise Program Survives Legal Challenges,” Contract Management Magazine, 2002.
  • “USDOT Revises Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program,”, March 2000.
  • “Strict in Theory or Fatal in Fact? Federal Courts Send Mixed Signals on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs,” Contract Management Magazine, 1999.