Rodney Perry is a Washington, D.C.-based attorney whose practice encompasses all areas of government contracting. Mr. Perry represents government contractors in bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also represents clients in size determination appeals before the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA), and he litigates contract disputes on behalf of clients at the Boards of Contract Appeals. In addition, Mr. Perry counsels on government contracts regulatory matters, represents government contractors in internal and government investigations, and supports transactions involving government contractors. These transactions include mergers and acquisitions, and negotiating teaming agreements, subcontracts and joint venture agreements.

Representative matters include:

  • successfully defended a $600 million-plus contract award in a series of protests before GAO, COFC, SBA, and SBA-OHA
  • audited and counseled multiple large companies regarding federal contract compliance requirements and on reviews and enhancements to their ethics and compliance programs
  • successfully litigated contract claims at the Boards of Contract Appeals
  • assisted in internal investigation of potential violations of procurement laws
  • successfully represented a client in a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation into compliance with the Service Contract Act
  • successfully represented a small business contractor in a size appeal brought by a contracting officer at the SBA-OHA
  • advised multiple contractors on requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acquisition Management System (AMS) and on matters at the FAA's Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA)

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Perry worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative attorney with Congressional Research Service (CRS). At CRS, he counseled members of Congress and congressional staffers on all aspects of government contracts law, as well as labor and employment legal issues.

While in law school, Mr. Perry served as a notes editor of the Public Contract Law Journal. He also interned with the Honorable Lawrence J. Block of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.



  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • College of William & Mary, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


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