Robert Moore

Associate | McLean, VA

(703) 749-1000

Robert Moore is an associate at Watt Tieder’s McLean office, and concentrates his practice on construction and government contracts litigation. Robert joined the firm with almost 20 years of engineering and construction experience, having worked in both the federal government and private-sector engineering firms. Throughout his career, as a professional engineer, he was responsible for the design and development of plans and specifications, management of design and construction, contract administration and dispute resolution on multiple, large-scale domestic and international construction projects. Serving in numerous roles including Design Engineer, Project Manager, Administrative Contracting Officer and Chief of Construction. Robert’s engineering and construction background provides him with a practical understanding of complex issues related to construction and government contracts. 

After earning his JD in 2019, Robert worked at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia, as a Mechanical-Electrical Engineering Patent Examiner assisting other attorneys and applicants through the process of obtaining valid patents.

  • Department of the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service Award – 2012
  • USACE-SWL Medical Construction Project Manager of the Year – 2011
  • USACE-SWL Medical Construction Project Manager of the Year – 2012
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (Arkansas and Texas)
  • United States Registered Patent Agent, Registration No. 77365
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • Government Contracts


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law & George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School – JD  2019
  • University of Texas, Arlington, Texas – Master of Civil Engineering 2004
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas – BS Civil Engineering 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • US Patent Trial & Appeal Board