Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC
February Manufacturing Division Virtual Meeting
Robert Metzger, an attorney in private practice, heads the Washington, D.C. office of Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC. Bob is a co-author of the 2018 MITRE "Deliver Uncompromised" Report considered “highly influential” on U.S. cyber and supply chain policies and practices, including DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative. As a Special Government Employee, Bob served on the Defense Science Board task force that produced the 2017 Cyber Supply Chain Report. Chambers USA 2020 ranked Bob in Band 2 for Government Contracts – Nationwide and said that he is “routinely called upon by clients in cybersecurity matters, assisting clients with high-stakes contract procurements, qui tam litigation and compliance issues.” He is described by The Legal 500 (2020) as having “developed an 'exceptional' reputation for litigation and bid protests, as well as cybersecurity-related issues.” Who’s Who Legal (2018) described Bob as “shown by our research to be one of the leading [government contracts] practitioners worldwide” and has identified Bob as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Named a 2016 “Federal 100” awardee, Federal Computer Week cited Bob for his “ability to integrate policy, regulation and technology.” Bob is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. Subsequently, he was a Research Fellow at the Center for Science & International Affairs (presently, “Belfer Center”) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.