American Society of Civil Engineers

Federal Court OKs Government Calculation of Liquidated Damages

by Michael C. Loulakis, (President and Chief Executive Officer, Capital Project Strategies, LLC, Reston, Virginia. E-mail: and Lauren P. McLaughlin, (Attorney, Briglia McLaughlin, PLLC, Vienna, Virginia. E-mail:

Civil Engineering—ASCE
, Vol. 81, No. 11, November 2011, pg. 92

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Document type: News Item
Department - The Law
Abstract: Clauses covering liquidated damages are difficult to challenge, even when the question is not the validity of the clause but how the damage amounts are calculated.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Federal government