Robert M. Jenkins III: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Robert M. Jenkins III

Senior Counsel, Independent Contractor
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 263 3261

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Practice Areas

  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Rail
  • Government Contracts
  • Transportation
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 263 3261
Fax: 202 263 5261
University Harvard College, B.A., with honors, 1969
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1974
Admitted1974, California; 1975, District of Columbia; 1975, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1975, US District Court for the District of Columbia; 1980, US Supreme Court; 1981, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 1981, US Court of Federal Claims; 1982, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1984, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; 1992, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 2007, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


American Bar Association (Committees on Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Health Law, Public Contract Law, and Public Utility, Communications & Transportation)

Association of Transportation Law Professionals


fluent in all aspects of economic regulation...'top flight advocate with good judgment'

Chambers USA 2006

Rob Jenkins is best known for his counseling and representation of railroads and other common carriers in regulatory proceedings, transactions, arbitrations, court actions and appeals. He is top-ranked in the field of rail transportation by Chambers USA , which characterized him as fluent in all aspects of economic regulation ... [a] 'top flight advocate with good judgment' (2006/2007). His transportation work has also won him recognition in The Best Lawyers in America (2006/2007).

Rob also has extensive experience in the field of government contracts. He counsels and represents clients in all phases of the contracting process. His particular areas of focus include federal supply schedule and health care contracting and pricing laws and regulations. He also defends clients against claims of fraud and false statements in agency and court proceedings, and helps them develop and implement corporate compliance programs.

In addition to his transportation and government contracts work, Rob has substantial experience with commercial arbitrations, both under the rules of arbitral institutes like the American Arbitration Association and under ad hoc contract provisions.

Rob joined Mayer Brown in 1998 after practicing for more than 20 years with several other national law firms. Before entering private practice, he clerked for the Honorable Malcolm R. Wilkey, US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit (1974-1975); he served for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Peru before entering law school.


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Robert M. Jenkins III

1999 K Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20006-1101


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