Ronald Perlman, JD | Corporate Attorney


Ron is SDV INTERNATIONAL’S corporate attorney and legal advisor. Ron is an attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of Holland & Knight, where he is a member of the firm's Government Contracts Group. Ron was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and serves the Board as a Senior Director and on the Executive Committees of the Logistics Division, the Small Business Division and the Manufacturing Division. Ron is a Fellow of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and Past President of the NCMA D.C. Chapter.

Ron has represented both large and small companies in contract negotiations, counseling claims, disputes and protests. He has experience at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and various boards and courts. His practice of government contract counseling and litigation work includes experience with many federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense (Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard and Navy), Departments of Commerce, Energy, Transportation, Labor, Justice, Housing and Urban Development, Veterans Affairs, Federal Aviation Association, Social Security Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Postal Service.

Before entering private practice in 1980, Ron represented the U.S. Air Force and the General Services Administration as a government attorney. He was assistant staff Judge Advocate at the Armament Development and Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and the staff judge advocate of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in Washington, D.C. In addition, he served as a senior trial attorney for the General Services Administration, litigating major cases.

Ron has taught programs on government contract issues for the Air Force, NASA and the Central Intelligence Agency, among others. In addition, he has written several articles on federal contract law with articles published in federal publications and National Contract Management Magazine, including the briefing paper “Sole Source Contracts,” the only work of its kind on this critical topic.

SDV International has achieved a 100% performance level in our hospital. They inspire staff to care about our mission.
— Staff Member, Army Community Hospital
The staff has provided excellent work in terms of quality and timeliness. SDV’s team has planned out the workload and milestones for several key projects and maintained critical program schedules. The SDV staff is flexible and engaged in our activities and keeps themselves available for new assignments and changes in direction on assigned tasks.
— Manager, Federal Aviation Administration
SDV International staff were excellently prepared for their role in supporting the audit engagement. They were experts in their field and enabled the audit team to provide a thorough and effective assessment of the claims that were processed. SDV International contributed to our ability to deliver high quality deliverables to the government with no corrective action throughout the contract period.
— Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
Great group of folks. Really worked well together. There were no additional add ons in cost. Excellent to work with and solve problems. Fast resolutions and great attitudes!
— Chief of Health Information Management, Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Success for our clients since beginning work on our first multi-million dollar Defense contract in early 2008.

  • Excellent performance ratings.

  • We've become an Official Protege to IBM.

  • Year over year growth.

  • A strong financial position.

  • Customer loyalty.

  • We've developed contracts with various federal agencies to make it easier for federal clients to benefit from our support, including: the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of the Air Force, the U.S. General Services Administration, the Department of the Navy, and others.

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