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RJO Practice Areas and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018 Guide


RJO practice areas and several of its attorneys were recognized in the recently published Chambers USA 2018 guide.

The firm was ranked in Band 2 in the USA Nationwide Government Contracts, the only boutique in the top 8. The firm was also ranked in the California Construction category and received a special spotlight in Government Contracts for Bid Protests.

Based on its independent research methods, Chambers reported that RJO is a, “well-respected government contracting boutique capable of handling a diverse array of federal, state and local procurement mandates on behalf of domestic and foreign clients. Notable litigation and regulatory capabilities, which include internal investigations, false claims proceedings and bid protests. Possesses particular expertise in technology matters, regularly representing clients in this space.”

Specific RJO attorneys who received ranked recognition include Neil O’Donnell, Robert Metzger, Patricia Meagher, Aaron Silberman. Neil was also featured in the USA – Nationwide Spotlight Table.

About Neil, Chambers said –
Neil O’Donnell “is an outstanding government contracts attorney. He has an excellent bedside manner, is a trusted adviser, and a strong litigator. His knowledge and experience make him a very valuable resource,” according to clients. He has a broad practice and is well regarded for his litigation expertise, regularly representing clients in bid protests and False Claims Act matters.

About Robert –
Robert Metzger regularly advises clients on complex disputes, litigation and protests. He is particularly noted for his expertise in cyber and supply-chain security, with clients regarding him as the “preeminent expert in cybersecurity regulations and how they affect government contractors.”

About Patricia –
Patricia Meagher is well regarded for her litigation expertise. She centers her government contracts practice on claims, disputes and termination matters. She has a wealth of experience handling bid protests and compliance matters.

About Aaron –
The “first-rate” Aaron Silberman advises clients on bidding and contract performance matters, with particular expertise in the construction, IT and services industries. He also has experience handling False Claims Act matters.

The listings were compiled by Chambers & Partners, the guide’s independent, London-based publisher. With a staff of 170 researchers, Chambers conducts thousands of confidential interviews with attorneys and law-firm clients. They evaluate law firms, practice groups, and individual attorneys. Criteria includes professional conduct, client service, technical legal ability, diligence, commercial astuteness, commitment, and other qualities.

For further details, please refer to the online version of the Chambers USA 2018 guide.

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