University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1DJL1315
Request for Proposal: Outside Counsel for Business and Regulatory Advice
Award Info Published Wednesday December 17, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLC, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
An estimated start date of 1/1/2015 through 6/30/2017
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 26
State Purchasing Officer determination of why the vendor other than the lowest priced vendor was selected for award is attached as a separate document (1DJL1315SPODetAwardNonLowPrice.pdf).
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Stephen Rotello.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 15, 2012
The RFP opening date has been changed to Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Stephen Rotello.
First published Thursday, October 18, 2012
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday December 4, 2012:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

For additional information, contact:
Danny Lienard
Phone: (217) 333-0777
FAX: (217) 239-6869
State Purchasing Officer - Amanda Baylor
Submit one original and five copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.


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Specification Documents

  • 1DJL1315.pdf (368 KB)
  • 1DJL1315A1.pdf (38 KB)

Other Public Documents

  • 1DJL1315SPODetAwardNonLowPrice.pdf (22 KB)

Public Opening Documents

  • 1DJL1315BidTabSheet.pdf (228 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • 1DJL135DrinkerBiddleReathCOIPPBapproval112114.pdf (658 KB)
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