Pablo represents government contractors in complex, high-stakes litigation and transactional matters, and counsels on the many contractual, statutory, and regulatory obligations that arise when providing goods and services to the federal government. Pablo has over 15 years of government contracts experience practicing at AmLaw top 50 firms, as general counsel of a mid-sized government contractor, and serving as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Pablo’s extensive government contracts litigation experience includes successfully challenging and defending dozens of contract awards in bid protests before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). For example, Pablo successfully represented:
Pablo’s transactional experience includes advising clients in connection with hundreds of government contractor-related transactions totaling more than $50 billion in value, including buyers and sellers in the M&A context, portfolio companies and institutional investors conducting private financing, and investment banks in the initial public offering setting. For example, Pablo represented:
Pablo’s government contracts counseling covers a wide range of complex issues, including, but not limited to, protecting the value of a government contractor’s intellectual property, complying with the Buy American Act and the Trade Agreements Act, avoiding and defending against proposed suspensions and debarments, negotiating and performing subcontracts and teaming agreements, establishing and maintaining eligibility the Small Business Innovation Research program and small business contracts and grants, and developing robust ethics and compliance programs.
George Mason University Law School, JD, 2007, cum laude.
University of California at Santa Barbara, BA, 2001, History of Public Policy.
Bar & Court AdmissionsCalifornia (2007); District of Columbia (2008). U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Not admitted in Virginia