Our Firm



The Robinette Group provides legal services to companies that require support for their federal, state and local government business segments. Whether you require outside expertise for a specific initiative or advice from time-to-time as questions arise, we will provide the legal services you require.

We are comprised of a network of attorneys and other professional consultants with significant experience in public sector contracting, information technology contracting, law and business.

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Our Leadership


Jeffrey S. Robinette

Jeff has over twenty-five years experience in government contracting. His legal practice focuses primarily on helping executives of government contractors understand and find solutions to regulatory challenges and contracting issues.Jeff has extensive experience in regulatory compliance associated with government contracts. This experience has included working with small and large public companies to implement business controls and reengineer commercial business practices to address regulatory and unique contract requirements.

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Jill K. McDowell

Jill has over twenty-five years experience in federal procurement matters. Her practice focuses largely on counseling government contractors on statutory and regulatory compliance, subcontracts, defective pricing, conflicts of interest, risk management, performance disputes, audits, GSA Schedule contracting, export controls, cost accounting, commercial items, intellectual property, terminations, civil fraud investigations, mandatory disclosure, compliance programs, suspension and debarment, and preparation of claims.

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What people say about us

Leigh T. Hansson, Partner Reed Smith LLP

The Robinette Group has been an invaluable source of support to me and my clients when we've had conflicts and capacity issues in government contract matters. Jeff works seamlessly with ‎the Reed Smith team and our clients, providing what is often described as business-savy, practical advice.

Paul S. Ebert, Senior Counsel, IMS Health

Jeff is an exceptional government contracts lawyer. He is our go-to advisor on anything GSA Schedule related. Not only is his experience in this area broad and deep, but what sets him apart is that his advice is based on a thorough understanding of how businesses operate. His counsel, therefore, Continue Reading

John Harllee, Chief Business Officer & General Counsel, Agilex Technologies

Jeff and the Robinette Group provided invaluable support to myself and the Agilex team from Agilex' inception through its eventual acquisition. Jeff has an incredible ability to balance his legal analysis in the context of business and regulatory requirements without compromising his disciplined and thorough approach. Among other benefits, this Continue Reading