Effective Strategies.
Consistent Results.
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A woman-owned firm with decades of construction and surety expertise serving DC, MD, VA. Celebrating 10 years of business in 2018.

Shoshana E. Rothman

Phone: 703.506.1990
Fax: 703.506.1140

As a Partner with BrigliaMcLaughlin, PLLC, Shoshana E. Rothman practices complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction law, surety defense, and government contracts. Shoshana joined BrigliaMcLaughlin, PLLC in 2010 after spending several years representing general contractors, subcontractors, and developers in construction disputes and general litigation matters.

Shoshana has successfully litigated cases in both federal and state court in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Her notable cases include:

  • Successfully obtaining summary judgment in excess of $700,000 on behalf of a national surety client in federal court.
  • Successfully obtaining judgment at trial in the full amount of a defaulted promissory note for a national banking client in state court.
  • Successfully obtaining the dismissal of payment bond claims against several national surety clients in various state courts.
  • Successfully defended a client in a size and status protest before the Small Business Administration.

Shoshana has also represented government contractors in the successful preparation of proposals and has counseled clients on both sides of bid protests. Further, she assists clients in resolving disputes through various methods of alternative dispute resolution.

Shoshana received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Boston University, and her juris doctorate from American University, Washington College of Law.

Shoshana is a member of the Forum on Construction Law and the Section of Public Contract Law of the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Virginia Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, and the Construction Law and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

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