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Blank Rome Welcomes New Government Contracts Associate in Washington, D.C.

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that David L. Bodner has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C., office in the Government Contracts practice group, which continues to expand following the recent additions of partner Elizabeth Jochum and associates Samarth Barot and Amanda DeLaPerriere.

David joins the firm from the U.S. Department of the Navy Office of General Counsel, where he advised program managers on high-dollar-value major weapon system source selections and issues related to the Competition in Contracting Act, the Procurement Integrity Act, the Trade Secrets Act, and regulatory compliance. He also served as a Contracting Officer at the U.S. Department of State, where he focused on U.S. embassy security services, professional support services, IT supplies, and software licensing.

At Blank Rome, David will focus his practice on government contracts matters. Admitted to practice in Virginia, David received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law, and his B.A. and B.S. magna cum laude from Virginia Tech. During law school, David served as a legal extern at the VA Commonwealth’s Attorney City of Richmond and in the Office of the Federal Public Defender. Prior to law school, he worked as an intern at the U.S. House of Representatives.