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RODNEY A. GRANDON

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Rodney A. Grandon, a member of the Senior Executive Service, serves as the Deputy General Counsel for Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution, Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.  In that capacity, he is the Air Force’s Suspending and Debarring Official, and is responsible for providing legal advice concerning contractor responsibility matters to senior Air Force and DoD leadership, as well as leading the Air Force’s Procurement Fraud Remedies Program.  Mr. Grandon also has responsibility for the Air Force’s Alternative Dispute Resolution/Conflict Resolution Program.

Prior to assuming his present duties, Mr. Grandon served as the Chief of Procurement Law and Chief Trial Attorney for the U.S. Coast Guard.  

EDUCATION
1982 Bachelor of Arts, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 
1985 Juris Doctor, Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
1992 Master of Laws, The Army Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville, Va.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1985 - 1988 Trial Counsel, National Training Center and Ft. Irwin
1988 - 1991 Attorney-Adviser, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command
1991 - 1992 Student, The Army Judge Advocate General’s School
1992 - 1995 Trial Attorney, U.S. Army Contract Appeals Division
1995 - 1996 Associate, King & Spalding, Washington, D.C.
1996 - 2003 Associate/Partner, Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, D.C.
2003 - 2004 Associate General Counsel, Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
2004 - 2007 Assistant Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition), Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
2007 - 2011 Assistant Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility), Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. 
2011 - 2012 Chief of Procurement Law and Chief Trial Attorney, U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, D.C.
2012 - present, Deputy General Counsel for Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution, Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.

(Current as of March 2015)

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