Ali serves the firm’s clients in a wide variety of federal contracting matters, including bid protests, preparing Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REAs), responding to government investigations, and all stages of litigating claims under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA). She handles small business procurement issues and counsels clients in applying for small business status, competing for small business set-aside contracts, size and status protests, and Certificate of Competency issues.
Ali also assists the firm’s Scientific Misconduct and Title IX clients in research misconduct cases and other internal concerns at academic institutions. As an ATIXA certified Title IX Investigator, she is qualified to aid the firm’s clients in matters involving internal investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and other acts of misconduct at institutions of higher education.
Before joining Cohen Seglias, Ali worked as a Government Contracts Law Clerk for a firm in Washington, DC. She graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School, where she received the Patricia A. Tobin Government Procurement Law Award for being at the top of her class in government contracts courses. While in law school, Ali served as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Law in Domestic Courts journal and was published by Oxford University Press.