Jeffry Cook

Email: jcook@deftlaw.com
Phone: 703-880-9173
Fax: 703-880-9185

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EDUCATION

The George Washington University Law School, JD

Bethany College, BA

BAR ADMISSIONS

District of Columbia
Virginia

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

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Jeffry R. Cook is a partner at Dempsey Fontana representing government contractors and subcontractors on a full range of issues, including contract claims and disputes, bid protests, teaming and subcontract issues, data rights and intellectual property issues, export control compliance and DCAA/DCMA audit disputes.  Jeffry also has experience advising small business clients with certification issues for 8(a), SDVOSB and other similar programs. He also is experienced with directing False Claims Act and sensitive internal investigations.

Prior to joining Dempsey Fontana, Jeffry was an attorney at several other law firms including Wiley Rein.   Jeffry is admitted to the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Jeffry earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Bethany College and his Juris Doctor degree, with high honors, from The George Washington University Law School.

Originally from Napa, California, Jeffry now lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife Kate.

Representative Experience

  • Litigates bid protests before the GAO, the Court of Federal Claims and agency forums.

  • Counsels clients on the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and export control regulations.

  • Represents clients with claims against the government.

  • Reviews and develops company compliance materials.

  • Defends government contractors from False Claims Act allegations.

  • Assists clients in drafting requests for equitable adjustment.

  • Represents commercial clients in contract negotiations.

  • Assists clients with DCAA/DCMA audit disputes.