Evaluation Form - Orange County Public Schools

Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Value
ROETZEL
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
68
30.60
Lead Attorney good attorney however not board certified.
200 attorneys with 13 offices. Minority partner has no
construction background, transactional experience. None
of the staff is board certified, but has applied for one. Staff
has previous construction experience.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
65
22.75
Firm lack of attention to detail. Missing certain
documentation. Writing sample related to construction
dated 2011, banking writing sample. General litigation
experience but not specialized in construction.
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
10%
98
9.80
Yes, MWBE Law office of Charles J. Hawkins
Reference
100
10%
80
8.00
Listed Collier County Public School, however the James
Fox is not mentioned in the staff, reference city of Apopka
is the only reference that it would appear to be applicable
to this RFP.
Total
400
100%
311.00
71.15
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
KIRWIN
NORRIS
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Value
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
93
41.85
Brian Kirwin is the lead attorney and is board certified,
demonstrated some creative ideas in solving cases. Lack
of experience in public bond area. April Atkins is an
attorney with good standing. Experienced handling
construction matter. Construction is the main focus of the
firm
Experience of Firm
100
35%
92
32.20
Represented OCPS for the past three years in the area of
construction claims and contract litigation. Firm was
incorporated in Florida in 1997. Firm mentioned
representation of various local entity. However currently
not working with all entities mentioned in the submittal.
School board experience.
90
9.00
Orange Legal, Inc. and Deloach Law, LLC
94
9.40
Three government references, but no school board
reference.
369.00
92.45
Evaluation Criteria
100
10%
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
10%
400
Total
Comments
100%
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
PAGE,ROETZEL
EICHENBLATT
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Value
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
75
33.75
Brian Bennett is the lead attorney with extensive
experience in construction. Brian is Florida Bar Board
Certified. Brian managed a $10M project for the College of
Charleston and a $7M project for the University of North
Carolina. Lee Bernbaum and Brett Marlowe are not board
certified. Not in depth experience.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
69
24.15
Firm was founded in 1993. General civil litigation. Firm has
seven attorneys , six paralegals, and three support staff.
Brian is the only construction board certified attorney.
Brian has experience in civil engineering and general
construction . Firm disclosed numerous cases against the
school board (worker's comp cases). Experience in civil
and and commercial litigation.. Firm has extensive civil
litigation experience. No government experience.
Evaluation Criteria
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
0
10%
100
Reference
Total
Comments
0.00
76
10%
400
100%
7.60
220.00
65.50
All construction related references, only one government
and no school board.
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
MATEER
HARBERT
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Value
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
68.00
30.60
Chad Alvaro is the lead attorney, overall staff experience
is reasonable not board certified.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
70.00
24.50
Firm has been in business since 1960., started with four
attorneys and now practices in all of the traditional areas
of civil law with 30 attorneys. Local Orlando office. Public
entity experience ,general counsel for tax collector. Firm
has experience with public laws. Orlando office has 27
attorneys. No school district experience. And no mention
of the specific project.
10%
5.00
0.50
Respondent states that they are willing to utilize
MWBE/LDB vendors.
10%
79.00
7.90
Five references, no school board, not construction related
work.
100%
222.00
63.50
Evaluation Criteria
Comments
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Value
ROETZEL
SHUTTS
& BOWEN
Comments
Staff Experience
100
45%
Points
83.00
Value
37.35
Experience of Firm
100
35%
90.00
31.50
Founded in Miami in 1910. Orlando office has 44 partners.
Represent the variety of local and regional governments
throughout the state of Florida. Experience with
environmental disputes. No school board experience other
than a recent case involving an Architect/ Engineer and
OCPS.
10%
85.00
8.50
Utilizing Orange Legal
10%
78.00
7.80
Relevant references, large construction. No govt and no
school board.
100%
336.00
85.15
John Dannecker, Principal for construction claims and
contract legal services, he is board certified, considered a
good lawyer in construction area, he is involve in various
bar association activities. Mr. Dannecker has litigated
numerous complex business disputes. He has extensive
construction litigation knowledge and experience.
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
726
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
ROETZEL
DEAN
RINGER
Comments
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
64.00
28.80
Board certified civil attorney .construction is not their
specialty. John Joyce has extensive workers' comp
experience and not enough construction experience. No
construction experience was mentioned for Renee Lundy,
although she has represented governmental entities.
Construction experience for the staff team was not
highlighted. None of the staff are board certified
Experience of Firm
100
35%
69.00
24.15
37 in business. 24 Attorneys in Orange County. Firm has
an excellent reputation in the law community. Committee
members impressed by the submittal explaining the firm
involvement in the community such as minority student
mentoring program. Volunteer monthly at the various
Orange County locations. Spanish language Attorneys.
Depth in terms of construction. Lawton is the lead
Attorney. The firm in general did not convey the
construction related cases. Sea World case was
mentioned.
10%
5.00
0.50
Respondent states they are committed to diversity
10%
61.00
6.10
workers comp and labor references and specific to
construction. Committee members impressed with the
letters attached to the reference.
100%
199.00
59.55
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
Comments
SASSO
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
94.00
42.30
Barbara and Michael representing OCPS. Small firm only
four Attorneys, predominately construction area, hard
working and aggressive, 3 of the 4 are board certified.
Extensive construction experience. Staff has Architect
degree.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
83.00
29.05
The lead Attorney has more than 29 years of construction
law experience. He has been the General Counsel to the
Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and
Contractors. The firm specialized in in construction law.
Winter park office. Firm is also very experienced in
general civil litigation. Writing samples shows some
appellate work.
10%
85.00
8.50
Utilizing Orange Legal and Rock Legal Services
10%
83.00
8.30
Seminole county, all construction related, no school board
reference and county.
100%
345.00
88.15
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
RUMBERGER
Comments
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
80.00
36.00
David Willis is the lead Attorney and board certified and
construction litigation experience. Not detail information in
reference to the staff construction background.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
78.00
27.30
we have used Rumberger for labor employment, writing
sample not related to construction (no.1) however the 2nd
writing sample is related to the const.
10%
0.00
0.00
10%
66.00
6.60
100%
224.00
69.90
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
100
Reference
400
Total
vague reference no distinguish between labor and
construction
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
GRAY ROBINSON
Comments
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
65.00
29.25
Jeff Keiner does not have construction background. Trevor
is not board certified, focused on civil litigation, however
has some construction experience. Gray Robinson is a
great Attorney firm. Chris Carmody listed as a lobbyist .
Overall staff experience was not focused on the
construction.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
73.00
25.55
Established in Florida in 1970. 35 attorneys in the
construction area, however firm's submittal does not justify
that. Representing Orange County Charter Schools.
10%
100.00
10.00
10%
66.00
6.60
100%
304.00
71.40
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
No reference to the construction, nothing specific to the
construction. No school board and only one government
entity reference.
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
ROETZEL FIRM
THE BARTHET
Comments
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
69.00
31.05
Board certified construction attorney, firm is based in
Miami Dade. No office in Orlando, no local presence.
Board certified, lots of related experience in constriction.
Not strong in local community.
Experience of Firm
100
35%
69.00
24.15
Best narrative, professionals submittal. 12 attorneys. 2
small firm teaming up. One in Miami and the other an
minority firm in Orlando, joined together in 1995.
10%
100.00
10.00
10%
73.00
7.30
100%
311.00
72.50
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
Local reference related to the construction, no school
board no government entity, it appeared all references
were from private companies.
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
Evaluation Criteria
Possible Points
Maximum
Weight
BROAD AND CASSEL
Comments
Comments
Points
Value
Staff Experience
100
45%
91.00
40.95
Experience of Firm
100
35%
90.00
31.50
10%
100.00
10.00
10%
86.00
8.60
100%
367.00
91.05
Writing sample constriction related and current. Marchena
Grahm has 5 attorneys , 67 years in business, Orlando
office 38 years. Adequate resources.
100
MWBE/LDB Participation
100
Reference
400
Total
References are not specific in construction.
Evaluation Form
Date: May 31, 2013
Solicitation #: RFP1304075
Solicitation Name: Legal Services Lot No.2 Construction
ROETZEL
Comments
Firm
Kirwin Norris
Broad & Cassel
SASSO
Shutts & Bowen
The Barthet Firm
Gray Robinson
ROETZEL
Rumberger
Page
Mateer
Dean
Ranking
92.45
91.05
88.15
85.15
72.50
71.40
71.15
69.90
65.50
63.50
59.55
Comments
Committee agreed by consensus to recommend award of the RFP to the top four highest ranked firms: Kirwin Norris, Broad & Cassel,
SASSO, and Shutts & Bowen
“Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, or failure to post the bond or other security required by law within the time
allowed for filing a bond shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. “ The 72 hour posting requirement will elapse on June 20, 2013 at
4:30 pm E.S.T.
“The Orange County Public School Board is an equal opportunity agency”