Eliazar Chacha is an attorney in the Government Contracts, Investigations and International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Eliazar’s practice encompasses a wide range of litigation and white collar issues, high-profile government investigations, and counseling. His experience includes assisting the federal monitor and deputy monitor in overseeing the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) compliance with a far reaching Consent Decree before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation before U.S. district courts and state courts, and representing large and small clients on classified and unclassified government contracts matters, including bid protests, internal investigations, Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, and False Claims Act investigations.
Eliazar also successfully obtained the release of a federal inmate under the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (known as the First Step Act), which was a bipartisan criminal justice bill passed by the 115th Congress and signed into law in December 2018.
Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, District of Columbia Courts
- American Bar Association, 2018
J.D., Columbia Law School, 2016, Development Editor, Columbia Law Review
M.A., New York University, 2016
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
- District of Columbia