Deborah Norris Rodin is a member of the Government Contracts practice group at Dentons. She advises and represents clients on a broad range of government contracts and litigation matters, including contract claims and disputes, bid protests, investigations, regulatory compliance, and False Claims Act cases.
Prior to joining Dentons, Deborah served as a legal intern at the US Department of Justice, Civil Division, and at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. At both agencies, she assisted in defending significant government programs in constitutional and other civil litigation.
Deborah earned her JD with honors from The George Washington University Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Public Contract Law Journal and was awarded first place in the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law’s 2014 Writing Competition. During law school, she won the first-year moot court competition and was a semifinalist in the 2015 Van Vleck constitutional law moot court competition. Deborah also served as a student attorney for the Family Justice Litigation Clinic, where she represented low-income clients in child custody disputes and domestic violence cases at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and as a writing fellow for the law school’s legal research and writing program.
Deborah graduated cum laude from Wellesley College, receiving a BA in political science and Middle Eastern studies. She earned her master’s degree with distinction in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Activities and Affiliations
- Presenter, "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule: Practical guidance and insights," Dentons US LLP, September 21, 2016
- Presenter, “The Cybersecurity Partnership: A Proposal for Cyberthreat Information Sharing Between Contractors and the Federal Government,” Federal Procurement Institute, March 12, 2015
- American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law
- National Contract Management Association