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RJO Recognized by Chambers & Partners as a Leading Nationwide Law Firm for Government Contracts


RJO is thrilled to once again be recognized by Chambers & Partners as a Leading Nationwide Law Firm for our Government Contracts practice in 2019.  RJO has again been ranked in Band 2, placing it among only eight firms in the top two bands.

In addition to firmwide recognition, several of our attorneys were also individually honored, including:

Neil O’Donnell, Leading Individual, Government Contracts & Construction, Band 1

Robert Metzger, Leading Individual, Government Contracts, Band 3

Patricia Meagher, Leading Individual, Government Contracts, Band 4

Aaron Silberman, Leading Individual, Government Contracts, Band 4

Below are a few excerpts from the publication and we invite you to read more by visiting Chambers & Partners website.

Recognition as a Nationwide Leading Law Firm

What the team is known for

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.

Strengths Clients say

“They have a deep team of government contracts attorneys who strive to work efficiently and to provide their clients with practical advice.”

Work highlights

Acted for Microsoft in two high-profile GAO protests for contracts involving cloud computing services.

Notable practitioners

According to one impressed client Neil O’Donnell “excels at providing practical advice and workable solutions for his client’s business needs.” He combines skills in government contracts with an excellent knowledge of construction law and regularly represents clients before the GAO and US Court of Federal Claims. Robert Metzger represents a broad range of national and global clients in government contract matters, with experience appearing before state and federal courts and government agencies. He is described by commentators as “very industrious and talented” and “very experienced.” Patricia Meagher maintains an active practice in government procurement law with strong expertise in contentious issues arising from prime and subcontractor agreements, teaming agreements and other joint business arrangements. Sources say: “She knows the law very well and is very effective.” Aaron Silberman has expertise in a range of government contracts issues including disputes relating to contract terminations, suspension and debarment and fraud. He often represents contractors involved in local, state and federal government projects.

About Chambers & Partners

Chambers & Partners is an independent London-based publisher that has ranked the leading law firms and attorneys for 30 years. Chambers conducts in-depth research on the firms it ranks in the areas of client service, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value for money, and depth of team.  Interviews are conducted with clients and other attorneys to assess the ranked firms and attorneys in these areas.



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