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Ariel E. Debin

Associate
Washington, DC
F: +1.202.747.3903

Education

  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2016, with honors, Senior Managing Editor, Public Contract Law Journal
  • B.A., Chapman University, 2013, cum laude
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
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Ariel Debin is an associate in the Government Contracts, Investigations and International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington D.C. office.

Ariel’s practice primarily consists of representing government contractors in various government contracts litigation and counseling matters, including experience in the following areas:

  • False Claims Act litigation before the United States District Courts and the Court of Federal Claims;
  • Conducting internal investigations relating to various government contracting issues;
  • Contract Dispute Act (CDA) claims and litigation before the Court of Federal Claims;
  • Civil and criminal subpoena responses to both Federal and state enforcement agencies, including representing clients in Department of Justice (DOJ) and inspector general investigations;
  • Small business issues under the Small Business Administration regulations, including issues of size status and affiliation;
  • Country of origin requirements under the Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act;
  • Bid protests before the United States Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims;
  • The General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule Program;
  • Audits;
  • Suspension and Debarment proceedings involving the General Services Administration’s Suspension and Debarment Division;
  • Compliance programs, including drafting policies and assisting in implementing compliance programs;
  • Subcontracts, Teaming Arrangements, Joint Ventures, and related disputes;
  • Bribery, gratuities, and kickbacks; and
  • Mandatory disclosures to the General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General

In addition, Ariel advises on issues relating to U.S. sanctions regulations, and U.S. export and import controls, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), as well as U.S. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle laws and regulations.

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