Honors and Awards

Blank Rome’s Justin A. Chiarodo and Jason E. Reisman Named BTI 2022 Client Service All-Stars

BTI 2022 Client Service All-Star

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Justin A. Chiarodo, partner and chair of the firm’s Government Contracts practice group, and Jason E. Reisman, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group, have been named BTI 2022 Client Service All-Stars. In recognition of being named a BTI Client Service All-Star since 2020, Justin also received the honor of being recognized as an BTI All-Star MVP 2022.

This annual survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group is the “gold standard” used by corporate counsel and law firms alike to identify leading attorneys who “stand above all the others in delivering the absolutely best in client service.” The honorees hail from over 15 industry segments and are notably recognized for being practical, savvy, “in the know,” able to deal with complexity, available, and nimble, as defined by BTI’s definition of a Client Service All-Star. For more information, please visit BTI Client Service All-Stars.

Profiles, as published in BTI’s 2022 Client Service All-Stars

Justin A. Chiarodo
BTI All-Star MVP 2022
2022 Client Service All-Star

Justin A. Chiarodo
2022 MVP All-Star

Justin focuses his practice on all aspects of federal, state, and local procurement law. He has spent his entire career helping leading and emerging government contractors successfully navigate high-stakes litigation, compliance, and regulatory matters. Recent engagements include the successful defense of a $300 million sole-source award under a requirements contract for a major tactical wheeled vehicle program, managing the government contracts aspects of the $380 million sale of a defense electronic systems manufacturer, and defeating a $10 million False Claims Act suit based on the public disclosure bar.

Justin’s experience extends to the full range of issues contractors encounter in the public sector marketplace, including bid protests, government investigations, contract claims and disputes, cost accounting and audit matters, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, suspension and debarment, and False Claims Act defense. In his role as practice Chair, Justin leads a team of 25 professionals, with a singular focus on client service.

His clients say: "Justin is easy to work with and provides great service on government procurement contracts” "He just gets it. " "Justin does good work for us." "Everything is delivered on time." "He's responsive to our requests."

To view Justin’s BTI 2022 profile, please click here.

Jason E. Reisman
2022 Client Service All-Star

Jason E. Reisman

Jason concentrates his practice on all aspects of labor relations and employment law, with a particular focus on wage and hour matters, including providing training and guidance on overtime and exemption issues, handling Department of Labor audits, and defending collective and class action litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and similar state statutes.

Jason has extensive experience in equal employment opportunity matters, including harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims, in federal and state courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and similar state and local agencies. He also possesses in-depth experience with union collective bargaining negotiations and handles representation case and unfair labor practice case proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Additionally, he regularly assists his clients in the preparation and litigation of executive employment/severance agreements, including non-competition and other restrictive covenants.

His clients say: "I trust Jason will always be available when I need him." "He's very smart, proactive and efficient."

To view Jason’s BTI 2022 profile, please click here.