Lillia Damalouji is an associate in the Governmental Practice in the firm's Washington D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Lillia focuses on government contracts litigation and counseling matters in the following areas:
- Cybersecurity and data protection counseling;
- Internal investigations;
- Regulatory compliance;
- Transactional due diligence
Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Lillia spent four years working for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in the agency’s Cyber Engineering and Digital Transformation directorate, where she helped to lead Enterprise-wide cybersecurity initiatives as well as Program Executive Office Ships, supporting the acquisition of U.S. Navy non-nuclear surface ships. During law school, Lillia was a Research Editor for the George Mason Law Review and a Student Advisor for the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic.
Government Contracts and Investigations Blog Posts
- "In the Interest of National Security – Two New DFARS Rules Reinforce Increased Scrutiny For Chinese-Origin Supply Chains," August 30, 2022
- "NIST Wants Your Input – Updating NIST’s Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Guidelines," July 27, 2022
- "DOJ Announces Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative To Enforce Contractor Cybersecurity Compliance," October 28, 2021
- "Moving to Zero Trust – CISA and OMB Seek Comments on Zero Trust Publications and Cloud Security Technical Reference Architecture under Cybersecurity Executive Order," September 15, 2021
- "Watch Your Boundaries – FedRAMP Releases Draft Authorization Boundary Guidance for Public Comment," July 28, 2021
J.D., George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, 2021
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 2018, cum laude
- Not admitted in District of Columbia, supervised by partners of the firm admitted in the District of Columbia.