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RJO Practice Areas and Attorneys Recognized in the Legal 500 2018 Guide


RJO practice areas and several of its attorneys were recognized in the recently published Legal 500 2018 guide. In the Government Contracts rankings, RJO remains in Band 2, and it’s the only boutique among the nine firms in the first two bands.

Shareholder Neil O’Donnell was recognized again among the “Leading Lawyers” rankings.

The Legal 500 reports, boutique firm Rogers Joseph O’Donnell is “excellent” in the government contracts-related litigation space.

Recent highlights include the “responsive” team that represented T.Y. Lin International in litigation regarding the Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Extension project. The case concerned issues of alleged liability and damages during the design and build process.

Bid protests remain prominent in the group’s caseload. Representative clients include CGI, CBE, Siemens Government Technologies, McKesson and Northrop Grumman.

The firm’s FCA issues are another area of strength. Robert Metzger, who heads up the RJO Washington DC office, has “an uncanny ability to have his next several devastating arguments lined up in advance,” according to the Legal 500 rankings.

Brian Miller, also based in Washington DC, is “very knowledgeable” and “knows the industry inside out.”

Neil O’Donnell, Patricia Meagher, Lauren Kramer and Mark Linderman are located in our San Francisco office. Linderman co-chairs the practice group.


About The Legal 500

The Legal 500 is an independent, London-based publisher. The publication includes experienced researchers, journalists and attorneys who conduct in-depth research about the market. The primary sources for their research are law firms. They also gather information from clients and peers to assess reputation. The goal of the research is to provide clients an objective analysis of law firms in the US. The guide is updated annually. For further details, please refer to the online version. The US edition began in 2007.

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