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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

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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

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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

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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

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October 9, 2018 Robert S. Metzger and Jeffery M. Chiow will be speaking at the Cybersecurity Summit for Government Contractors

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Robert S. Metzger and Jeffery M. Chiow will be speaking on the “Cybersecurity – Past, Current, and Future Changes in Legislation and Actions” panel at the Cybersecurity Summit for Government Contractors – DC: Hot Topics, Trends And Emerging Issues. The summit will be held at the Tysons Corner Marriott, Tysons… Additional Information and registration

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September 27, 2018 RJO Attorney Jon-Erik Magnus to Speak on Advantages of Mediation At Environmental Conference

Jon-Erik Magnus will speak at the National Forum For Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI) in Chicago, September 27. FETTI is an organization that serves the insurance industry and risk managers who deal with environmental and toxic-tort matters. Mr. Magnus will offer his insights on the benefits of mediation in dry cleaner cases. Mediation is… Additional Information and registration

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September 24, 2018 RJO Shareholder Renee D. Wasserman will speak on “Business Strategies for Prop 65 Compliance” at the Proposition 65 Clearinghouse Annual Conference

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Prop 65 Clearinghouse will hold its annual conference in the Julia Morgan Ballroom, Merchants Exchange Building, San Francisco, California. RJO is proud to announce that it is designated as a Prop 65 Expert Law Firm and is one of the Premier Sponsors for this conference. RJO shareholder Renee D. Wasserman… Additional Information and registration

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September 5, 2018 Robert S. Metzger will present “How Changes in DFARS Cybersecurity Enforcement Can Impact Your DoD Business”

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. EDT, Robert S. Metzger will present a live 60-minute webinar, “How Changes in DFARS Cybersecurity Enforcement Can Impact Your DoD Business.” In this webinar, he will provide updates on new DoD-wide initiatives, changing defense procurement policies, and what lies ahead for contractors in Government oversight and assessment…. Additional Information and registration

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June 7, 2018 Neil H. O’Donnell To Moderate Panel at Conference on 40th Anniversary of the Contract Disputes Act

RJO Shareholder, Neil H. O’Donnell, will moderate a panel at the 2018 Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association / George Washington University Law School Annual Conference on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.  The Conference this year will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Contract Disputes Act.  Mr. O’Donnell’s panel will focus on lingering policy… Additional Information and registration

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June 21, 2018 Dean D. Paik will Speak on “It’s Not You, It’s Him: Dealing with ‘Challenging’ Prosecutors”

Director Dean D. Paik, will speak on “It’s Not You, It’s Him: Dealing with ‘Challenging’ Prosecutors,” at the NACDL’s 8th Annual West Coast White Collar Conference on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Santa Monica, California. The conference will feature several hot topic white collar practice issues plus great networking events. Specifically, this program will explore emerging… Additional Information and registration

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May 7, 2018 Lauren Kramer and Jeff Chiow to Speak on Cybersecurity Laws at La Jolla Government Contracts Week

Lauren Kramer and Jeff Chiow will present “The Framework of Cybersecurity Law” during Federal Publication Seminars’ La Jolla Government Contracts Week. In this day-long program which kicks off a full week of lectures and hands-on interactive exercises, you will learn about: The Statutory and Regulatory Framework of Cybersecurity Law and Contracting: Information Security Laws and Standards; Data Breaches;… Additional Information and registration

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April 26, 2018 Merri Baldwin will present “Outsourcing Legal Services and Functions – What Prosecutors and Litigators Need to Know to Survive”

Merri J. Baldwin will present “Outsourcing Legal Services and Functions – What Prosecutors and Litigators Need to Know to Survive,” from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Practicing Law Institute’s Program “Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices,” at the PLI Center located at 685 Market Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, California. … Additional Information and registration

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April 26, 2018 Lauren Kramer, Jeff Chiow, and Robert Metzger to Present “The Statutory and Regulatory Framework for Information Security”

RJO Shareholders Lauren Kramer, Jeffery Chiow and Robert Metzger will present “The Statutory and Regulatory Framework for Information Security,” a program that explores the cybersecurity and IT contracting regulations, trends and practical concerns for agencies and contractors. For more information, see www.fedpubseminars.com Additional Information and registration

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April 19, 2018 Bob Metzger to Lead Cybersecurity Panel at RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco

RJO shareholder Bob Metzger will lead a cybersecurity panel at the RSA Conference 2018.  The program, “First Recourse or Last Resort? The National Interest in Regulating the IoT,” will be held at 3:00 p.m., in San Francisco.  The RSA Conference is widely considered the world’s premier information security event.  Selection is extremely competitive, as more… Additional Information and registration

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March 5, 2018 Merri Baldwin will present “Evolving Legal Ethics: Portable Devices, the Cloud, and Social Media”

Merri J. Baldwin will present “Evolving Legal Ethics: Portable Devices, the Cloud, and Social Media,” from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Practicing Law Institute’s Program, “TechLaw Institute 2018: The Digital Evolution,” at the PLI Center located at 685 Market Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, California. More information and registration. Additional Information and registration

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February 22, 2018 Neil O’Donnell and Patricia Meagher will speak on Terminations

Neil O’Donnell and Patricia Meagher will speak on Terminations at the West’s Annual Government Contracts Year in Review Conference. This gathering, typically attended by nearly 2000 people, will be held as usual at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. Mr. O’Donnell will address recent developments in terminations for default and Ms. Meagher will do the same… Additional Information and registration

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January 19, 2018 Dennis Callahan to Speak on “Procurement Fraud: Renewed Enforcement Focus” at the 4th Annual Qui Tam Conference

Dennis J. Callahan, a shareholder at Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, will speak at the 4th annual Qui Tam Conference in San Francisco, January 22-23, 2018. Mr. Callahan will be joined by co-speaker, Steven J. Saltiel, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California. Mr. Callahan and Mr. Saltiel will present “Procurement Fraud, Renewed Enforcement Focus,”… Additional Information and registration

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Aaron Silberman to Speak on “Procurement Fraud: Renewed Enforcement Focus” at the 4th Annual Qui Tam Conference

On January 23, 2017, at 10-11 am PT, Aaron Silberman and co-speaker, Steven J. Saltiel, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, will discuss the effects of recent changes in federal procurement rules and requirements and in enforcement priorities on contractor compliance and liability and government and whistleblower actions under the federal False Claims Act… Additional Information and registration

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Bob Metzger will lead the Dec. 4, 2017 Pre-Conference Workshop on “New Cyber Security Rules for Controlled Unclassified Information”

On December 4-5, 2017, the American Conference Institute (ACI) is hosting a National Summit: Classified Contracts – How to Manage Security Clearance, NISPOM, Insider Threat and Cyber Rules. Bob Metzger will lead the Dec. 4, 2017 Pre-Conference Workshop on “New Cyber Security Rules for Controlled Unclassified Information.” Link to more information. Additional Information and registration

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Neil H. O’Donnell and Aaron P. Silberman will teach a comprehensive, two-day Federal Publications course

Neil H. O’Donnell and Aaron P. Silberman will teach a comprehensive, two-day Federal Publications course, “Terminations of Government Contracts,” on November 7-8, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Waterview Conference Center at CEB in Arlington, VA. Mr. O’Donnell will present on terminations for default, and Mr. Silberman, along with his co-presenter, Greg Bingham of… Additional Information and registration

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March 31, 2017 Robert S. Metzger Recognized as 2016 “Federal 100” Awardee

Bob Metzger, head of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, was recognized as a recipient of the 2016 “Federal 100” Award for significant contributions to federal government information technology. On April 1, 2016, Federal Computer Week (FCW) published details about this year’s recipients. About Bob Metzger, FCW said: “In addition to his legal practice, Metzger serves… Additional Information and registration

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