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RJO Attorneys Neil H. O’Donnell and Robert S. Metzger Recognized in 2018 Who’s Who Legal


RJO Attorneys Neil H. O’Donnell and Robert S. Metzger were recognized in the 2018 Government Contracts edition of Who’s Who Legal, (WWL) a UK-based publication that compiles independently verifiable research on the world’s leading lawyers in their respective practice areas.

WWL is one of the world’s leading directories of legal practitioners. Each year, WWL seeks out the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the world’s foremost lawyers in its “Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders” publication. WWL defines Thought Leaders as the best of the best, according to its research. Only those lawyers who obtained the biggest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources from its most recent research cycle are considered for the publication.

WWL’s Thought Leaders 2018 edition recognized that “Neil O’Donnell is ‘top of the field’, according to market commentators, and an individual who maintains an excellent reputation in the jurisdiction.” Mr. O’Donnell’s listing in WWL’s publication further illuminates his over forty years of practice and wide recognition as one of the leading government contracts lawyers in the country.

Robert Metzger was listed first among six WWL Government Contracts “Thought Leaders” in North America. WWL stated he is a “Thought Leader in the field and shown by our research to be one of the leading practitioners worldwide. Sources state he is ‘deeply knowledgeable of the subject matter’ and is ‘well connected in the industry’. He has extensive expertise on issues concerning the IT sector.”

About Neil H. O’Donnell

Mr. O’Donnell is a member of the Government Contracts and Construction Practice Groups. He was chair or co-chair of the Government Contracts Practice Group for more than 25 years, and continues to serve as co-chair of the Construction Practice Group. In over forty years of practice, Mr. O’Donnell has specialized in public contract and construction law at the federal, state and local levels. He has litigated cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts, the boards of contract appeals and the Government Accountability Office.

About Robert S. Metzger

Mr. Metzger is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Groups, and is the head of RJO’s Washington, D.C. office. He advises leading U.S. and international companies on key public contract compliance challenges and in strategic business pursuits. He is recognized as among the nation’s leading experts in cybersecurity and supply chain risk management.

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About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal is published by Law Business Research Limited, an independent London-based publishing group, which provides research, analysis and reports on the international legal services marketplace. Subscribers include leading international corporations, government agencies, law firms and individual private practitioners. For more information about WWL, click here.


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