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Robin Overby's practice focuses on representing clients in government procurement litigation and assisting clients with navigating government investigations and compliance with government requirements.

Robin has successfully represented clients in litigation before the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Civilian and Armed Services Boards of Contract Appeals.

Robin advises government contractor clients, both traditional and non-traditional, on False Claims Act matters and other compliance issues such as government and internal investigations, subpoena responses, mandatory disclosures, corporate transactions, data rights, suspension and debarment, and personal and security clearance applications and appeals.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Robin served a two-year term as a law clerk for the Honorable Marian Blank Horn of the United States Court of Federal Claims. She also served as an Honors Attorney in the Office of General Counsel of Homeland Security, where she advised agency clients on government procurement matters including cradle-to-grave acquisition management, appropriations and fiscal law, data rights, software licensing, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Robin also represented the agency in litigation before GAO and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.

Robin maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in defensive asylum cases. She is currently serving as trial counsel for multiple clients in asylum proceedings before U.S. Immigration Courts across the country.


  • J.F. Lehman & Company sells BEI PrecisionJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company in the sale of BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc. to Quantic Corporate Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management.
  • Ansys Acquires Phoenix Integration, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in its acquisition of Phoenix Integration, Inc., a provider of software that enables model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to customers across multiple industries, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors.
  • Playboy acquires sexual wellness chain LoversJones Day advised Playboy Enterprises Inc. in its $25 million acquisition of TLA Acquisition Corp., the parent company of the Lovers family of stores, a leading omni-channel online and brick-and-mortar sexual wellness chain, with 41 stores in five states.
  • SpeedETab sells company to Wix.comJones Day advised SpeedETab, Inc., a restaurant ordering and payment technology provider, in its sale to, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIX), a global leader in software development, cloud-based services, e-commerce, and other online services.
  • Verint Systems separates into two independent companiesJones Day advised Verint® Systems Inc. ("Verint") in the separation and spin-off of its cyber intelligence business, Cognyte Systems Ltd.
  • High Road Capital sells portfolio company General Tools & Instruments Company LLC to Worthington Industries, Inc.Jones Day represented High Road Capital Partners in connection with the sale of portfolio company General Tools & Instruments Company LLC, a provider of over 1,200 feature-rich, specialized tools with well-established brands, to Worthington Industries, Inc.
  • PGT Innovations acquires 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems for $108 millionJones Day advised PGT Innovations, Inc. in its $108 million acquisition of a 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems and its related companies, which are leading manufacturers and installers of aluminum, impact-resistant windows and doors serving the South Florida region, as well as PGTI's related $60 million Rule 144A and Regulation S add-on offering of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2026.
  • AHA issues resource on FEMA's simplified public assistance applicationJones Day advised the American Hospital Association on FEMA's simplified public assistance program application process for eligible state, territorial, tribal, local government entities, and certain private non-profit organizations.
  • LORD Corporation acquired by Parker Hannifin for $3.675 billionJones Day advised LORD Corporation in its $3.675 billion acquisition by Parker Hannifin Corporation.
  • Charlottesville City Councilors obtain pro bono summary judgment win granting statutory immunity in Charlottesville monument caseJones Day achieved victory on behalf of four Charlottesville City Councilors who voted to relocate the Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. Jackson statues at the center of the violent rally in Charlottesville in August 2017.
  • Public utility company resolves subcontractor disputeJones Day achieved a successful settlement for a leading public utility client defending against subcontractor claims.
  • Riverside acquires Champion Healthcare TechnologiesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financings of Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider that enables hospitals to manage surgical implants throughout their life cycle.
  • Kuwaiti construction firm obtains settlement in largest ever contract case brought against U.S. State DepartmentJones Day represented a Kuwaiti construction firm before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals in the largest ever contract case brought against the U.S. State Department.
  • Global Knowledge Training prevails against incumbent contractor in GAO protestOn behalf of Global Knowledge Training, LLC, Jones Day successfully intervened and defended against a protest brought by the incumbent contractor challenging a General Services Administration's ("GSA") award to Global Knowledge of a multi-million dollar information technology training contract to support the U.S. Army Europe ("USAREUR").
  • Government services and consulting company resolves contract termination dispute before Armed Services Board of Contract AppealsJones Day represented a government services and consulting company in challenging a contract termination decision before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.
  • Technology solutions and managed services provider obtains agency corrective action and subsequent contract award in bid protestJones Day represented a Fortune 500 technology solutions and managed services provider before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in protesting the U.S. Navy's award of multiple indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts to provide financial improvement and audit readiness support services.
  • ARxIUM obtains court order overturning Government Accountability Office decisionJones Day successfully represented ARxIUM, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of pharmacy automation, workflow, and consulting solutions, in its bid protest before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • April 7, 2020
      American Hospital Association Webinar, presenter, SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program
    • November 1, 2018
      The Acquisition of Federal Information Technology (Session 5): Cloud Computing, Basics of Licensing Software and other IT Intellectual Property, speaker, Public Contracting Institute Webcast
    • July 12, 2018
      The Foundations for Federal Information Technology (IT) Acquisitions (Session 1): The FAR and DFARS Guidance, speaker, Public Contracting Institute