University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $500,000
An estimated start date of 1/24/2020 through 9/30/2025
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, March 2, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services - Medical Malpractice.
This award is for an amendment to a previously awarded contract in awarded anticipation of litigation, enforcement action or investigations. The original award pre-dates the requirement to publish these types of award notices to the Procurement Bulletin.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for anticipated litigation, enforcement actions, or investigations. (30 ILCS 500/1-10(b)(7)) This is an amendment to a previously executed contract which did not originally require publishing to the Bulletin. University contract number CN-00021642-01. University decision maker Tom Bearrows, University Counsel.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-2650
FAX: (217) 239-6760
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.