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October 18, 2018 Robert S. Metzger will speak at NIST – DoD – NARA workshop on Controlled Unclassified Information

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 Robert S. Metzger will be a speaker at an informational workshop providing an overview of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting Clause, and NIST Special Publications 800-171 and 800-171A. The workshop is hosted by the National Institute of… Additional Information and registration


October 23, 2018 Merri Baldwin will present “Critical Ethical Issues for the IP Lawyer” at PLI San Francisco

Merri Baldwin will present “Critical Ethical Issues for the IP Lawyer” on October 23, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Practising Law Institute’s Program “Intellectual Property Law Institute 2018.” Along with co-presenter Alison Buchanan, Ms. Baldwin will discuss conflicts and disqualification, ethical issues before the USPTO and current malpractice issues. The program… Additional Information and registration


November 2, 2018 Merri Baldwin will speak on “New Rules of Professional Conduct” on upcoming webinar

Merri Baldwin will speak on a webinar panel sponsored by the State Bar of California Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct entitled the “New Rules of Professional Conduct” on November 2, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The panel will address the new California Rules of Professional Conduct that will become effective on November 1,… Additional Information and registration


November 9, 2018 Patricia A. Meagher to present at the 2018 Government Contracts Review and Outlook in San Diego

Patricia A. Meagher will present at the 2018 Government Contracts Review and Outlook on November 9, 2018, on the topic “An Update on the Civil False Claims Act: Fraud and Compliance Issues.” This unique conference brings together high-level practitioners and government contracting professionals to discuss what’s happening in the industry and its impact on 2019…. Additional Information and registration


RJO Helps MOX Services Secure $21.6 Million Summary Judgment Award

On behalf of CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC (MOX Services), the RJO Government Contracts Group obtained a $21.6 million summary judgment award in a U.S. Court of Federal Claims case against the United States, acting through the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Determining that the controlling contract entitled MOX Services to retain previously paid fee… Read more


Brian D. Miller Quoted as an Expert in Washington Post Article

Mr. Miller was quoted in an August 27 Washington Post article that reported on the White House role in the search for a new FBI headquarters location. The article states that the GSA administrator might have misled Congress about the costs of the project and the extent of White House involvement in shutting down the… Read more


Brian D. Miller Writes on Congressional Relations for Inspectors General

RJO Shareholder Brian D. Miller wrote an opinion piece for The Hill warning about new Congressional pressures on Inspectors General to overstep their proper boundaries and become political.   “IGs must be independent—this includes being independent of Congress,” Mr. Miller wrote. “Saying no to Congress is sometimes the hardest thing an IG has to do…. Read more


RJO’s Aaron Silberman Shares Insights On Ninth Circuit Ruling

Shareholder Aaron Silberman was quoted in a recent Federal Contracting News article about a Ninth Circuit ruling in a False Claims Act (FCA) whistleblower case. While allowing the whistleblowers to proceed with their fraud case against the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, the court confirmed its adoption of U.S. Supreme Court’s two-part test… Read more


Brian D. Miller Retained To Offer Expert Statement In GSA

RJO Shareholder Brian Miller, a former inspectors general, will offer an expert statement on behalf of GSA Administrator Emily Murphy. The GSA and the inspectors general (IG) are in dispute about an IG report regarding the future of the FBI headquarters. Her congressional testimony is under scrutiny, with allegations that she withheld key information about… Read more

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