Rodney L. Benson

Rodney L. Benson has more than 35 years as a government senior executive and highly-experienced government contracts attorney with a distinguished career of federal government service. He has been acknowledged for his exceptional ability to counsel staff and clients on complex legal matters, as well as possesses extensive experience in defending federal agencies in protests and disputes, with a remarkable record of success.

Immediately prior to joining Buchanan, Rod served for 13 years as director of the Office ofAcquisition and Grants Management at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).Through Rod’s 30+ years of combined experience as the director of Acquisitions and Grants Management for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and as a senior attorney in the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the General Counsel representing CMS, he has developed considerable expertise in the field of federal acquisition. He has also acquired extensive knowledge of CMS’s programs and organization.