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Eleanor M. Ross


Executive Summary

Ms. Ross is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office, specializing in government contracts.

Professional Qualifications

Eleanor (Elle) Ross is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office, specializing in government contracts and cybersecurity.

Ms. Ross has broad experience with government contracts counseling and dispute resolution for clients in a diverse range of industries. She has experience litigating bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and has worked on contract disputes and defense of claims. At the state level, she has advised clients in connection with a diverse array of agreements and multi-award procurements, including challenging award decisions in a variety of fora.

Ms. Ross also advises clients on federal and state compliance obligations, particularly in connection with regulations affecting cybersecurity and supply chain risk management practices. She has experience developing compliance plans and has worked with clients to implement these plans. Ms. Ross also assists clients in making mandatory and voluntary disclosures to federal agencies.

Ms. Ross has managed sanctions proceedings against contractors, including cases involving fraud and corruption. Before joining Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, Ms. Ross was a legal consultant at the World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment, where she reviewed cross-border investigations to determine contractor compliance with World Bank procurement regulations.

Ms. Eleanor Ross received her B.A. from George Washington University, graduating summa cum laude, and was awarded her J.D. from George Washington University Law School with highest honors. She was a member of The George Washington Law Review, where her student note was published. She served as a student attorney for the International Human Rights Legal Clinic and gained valuable legal experience from internships at the World Bank Financial Market Integrity Unit and the United Nations.  


J.D., George Washington University Law School 

With Highest Honors

B.A., George Washington University
Summa Cum Laude

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District of Columbia

San Francisco, CA
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