Leader, Government Contracts Practice. Bob counsels aerospace/defense, healthcare and other companies on government contracts issues and represents those companies in contract disputes with the federal government and other contractors. He litigates contract issues in the Court of Federal Claims, the Boards of Contract Appeals, the Federal Circuit and other courts. Bob specializes in False Claims Act investigations and lawsuits; Intellectual Property in Government Contracts, including negotiating and litigating technical data and computer software license rights and patent infringement, validity, and licensing issues under 28 U.S.C. § 1498; cost accounting issues; commercial item pricing; and compliance with cybersecurity, Buy American Act, Trade Agreement Act, and other supply chain requirements. Bob also represents and advises companies in connection with mandatory disclosures, parallel criminal proceedings, suspension and debarment, congressional investigations, and other issues associated with fraud/false claims investigations and lawsuits.
President, Federal Circuit Bar Association; adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center.
J.D., Stanford Law School; B.A., Harvard University, magna cum laude