David L. Bodner

Biography

David’s practice encompasses all areas of government contracting with a focus on regulatory compliance, data rights, claims, government investigations, and bid protest litigation. He has experience before the:

  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

Prior to joining Blank Rome, David served as an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of the Navy Office of General Counsel where he advised program managers on major weapon systems acquisition issues. He gained valuable experience advising on contract negotiation, contract claims, intellectual property issues, other transaction agreements, ethics compliance, and defending bid protests.

He also served as a Contracting Officer with an unlimited warrant at the U.S. Department of State. He procured U.S. embassy security services, professional support services, IT supplies, and software licensing. 

Affiliations

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section.

  • Committee Member: Bid Protest, Contract Claims and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, and Procurement Fraud and False Claims

National Contract Management Association

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude
  • Virginia Tech, BA & BS, magna cum laude