Alexander M.Yabroff (Alex)

Associate

Washington + 1.202.879.5478

Alex Yabroff advises U.S. and international clients on a broad range of issues related to federal, state, and local government procurement.

Alex has extensive litigation experience on behalf of clients in complex matters before federal and state courts, the Armed Board of Contract Appeals, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Furthermore, Alex currently represents clients in arbitrations before the ICC International Court of Arbitration. He also represents companies facing criminal and civil investigations, including allegations of False Claims Act violations, environmental crimes, defective pricing, and compliance with various government procurement investigations.

Alex maintains an active pro bono practice, working with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, and representing clients through the Court of Federal Claims Pro Bono Program. In addition, he currently represents Central American residents fleeing violence in their home countries and seeking asylum before a U.S. Immigration Court.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Alex worked in higher education in the Office of the President and as a fellow in the Office of University Counsel of Georgetown University.

Experience

  • BBA Aviation sells Ontic for $1.365 billionJones Day advised BBA Aviation plc ("BBA") in the sale of its Ontic business to an investment fund affiliated with CVC Capital Partners for $1.365 billion.
  • 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.
  • PAG invests in Key Safety Systems to finance acquisition of global assets of Takata CorporationJones Day represented PAG Asia Capital Ltd. and PAG Asia II LP in connection with its investment in Key Safety Systems, a subsidiary of China-based Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corporation, to finance the acquisition of substantially all of the global assets of Takata Corporation out of bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan and certain non-bankruptcy transactions elsewhere in the world.
  • Research and news organization conducts internal investigation into GSA ScheduleJones Day represents a research and news organization in connection with an internal investigation and resulting disclosure concerning the organization’s General Services Administration Schedule.
  • 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.
  • Blue Sea Capital acquires RESA PowerJones Day represented Blue Sea Capital in connection with its acquisition of RESA Power, LLC, a provider of electrical life extension products and services to a broad variety of end markets.
  • ABM acquires GCA Services Group for $1.25 billionJones Day advised ABM Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, in its acquisition of GCA Services Group, a leading provider of facility services in the education and commercial industries, from affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division for approximately $1.25 billion in cash and stock.
  • International surgical and critical care technology company conducts internal investigationJones Day is conducting an internal investigation on behalf of an international surgical and critical care technology company, and is providing advice regarding disclosure obligations for supply sourcing.
  • Cardinal Health acquires The Harvard Drug Group for $1.115 billionJones Day advised Cardinal Health in its acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group, a distributor of generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications, and related products to retail, institutional, and alternate care customers from Court Square Capital Partners for $1.115 billion.
  • Technology solutions and managed services firm evaluates government contracting and intellectual property issuesJones Day is advising a leading technology solutions and managed services provider regarding the evaluation and compliance of government contracting requirements.
  • Fortune 500 company undergoes internal investigation involving allegations of employee misconductJones Day conducted an internal investigation for a Fortune 500 company into a foreign subsidiary involving allegations of employee misconduct and potential False Claims Act violations.
  • Fortune 500 company defends U.S. Attorney Office's investigation into allegations under False Claims ActJones Day represented a Fortune 500 company in a multi-year investigation by the Department of Justice and other federal investigative agencies into False Claims Act allegations.
  • Federal Builders and James R. Belk Trust Protest of Lease Award sustained by Government Accountability OfficeJones Day represented Federal Builders, LLC and The James R. Belk Trust (Federal Builders) in its protest before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the award of a lease under a request for lease proposals (RLP) issued by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on behalf of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), for leased office and warehouse space.
  • HydroDive Nigeria Ltd. successfully obtains evidence under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in aid of its pending Nigerian litigation and ongoing administrative proceedingsJones Day client HydroDive Nigeria Ltd. is involved in contentious litigation in the Nigerian High Court over an alleged incident of business defamation.
  • First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting defends contract claims brought by U.S. Government relating to construction of U.S. New Embassy Compound in BaghdadJones Day represented First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting W.L.L. against the U.S. Government in litigation involving claims brought by the U.S. Department of State in connection with First Kuwaiti's construction of the U.S. New Embassy Compound in Baghdad.
  • Chevron obtains discovery against former opposing counsel in long-running litigation in Ecuador and BIT Arbitration against Republic of EcuadorJones Day client Chevron Corporation has been involved in contentious litigation in Ecuador in which the plaintiffs have alleged billions of dollars in damages.
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