David L. Bodner


David L. Bodner concentrates his practice on government contracts matters.

David has notable experience advising on complex, high-dollar-value major weapon system source selections and on procurements (large and small) of supplies and services. He also has experience litigating U.S. Government Accountability Office bid protests and experience before the 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 major program managers on statutory and regulatory compliance issues throughout the procurement lifecycle, including issues related to the Competition in Contracting Act, the Procurement Integrity Act, the Trade Secrets Act, technical data, and computer software license rights. 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. 

During law school, David served as a legal extern at the VA Commonwealth’s Attorney City of Richmond and previously as an intern at the U.S. House of Representatives.

Practicing under the supervision of principals of the firm admitted in DC. Admitted to practice in Virginia only.


Professional Activities

David is a member of the American Bar Association.



  • Virginia


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