Alejandro Luis Sarria
Alejandro L. Sarria focuses his practice on all aspects of government contracts law, with a particular emphasis in the areas of contract claims and disputes, bid protests, and internal investigations and compliance. Mr. Sarria has helped represent major defense contractors in matters involving cost accounting and allowability issues before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. He also has helped successfully prosecute and defend bid protests actions before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the United States Court of Federal Claims (COFC).
Mr. Sarria’s internal investigation and compliance counseling has assisted both small and large companies with complex cost and pricing issues, compliance with federal reporting requirements, and voluntary disclosures to federal agencies. He also has experience negotiating subcontract agreements on behalf of both federal and state contractors.
Mr. Sarria graduated from The George Washington University Law School, where served as the Senior Articles Editor for The Public Contract Law Journal and interned for the Honorable Judge Shelby Highsmith, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida. As an undergraduate at The University of Florida, he worked as a research assistant at The Brechner Center For Freedom of Information where he helped respond to media inquiries on First Amendment and FOIA issues.
In law school, he published a note that examined the role of public procurement reform in a democratic transition in Cuba and suggested the adoption of a procurement system based on the UNCITRAL Model Procurement Law.
- J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2008
- B.S., University of Florida, with high honors, 2005
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- "ASBCA Rejects Cost Claims That Are Not Allocable Or Supported By The Record," The Government Contractor (February 24, 2010)
- "Jurisdictional BarriersTo Contract Claims Involving Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities," Andrew’s Litigation Reporter - Government Contracts (September 4, 2009)
- “The Future of Public Procurement Law in Cuba: Why the UNCITRAL Model Law is Havana’s Best Option,” 37-1 Pub. Con. L.J. 89 (Fall 2007)