Ambika J. Biggs, Associate
abiggs@pilieromazza.com
202-857-1000
“My role as an attorney is not just to provide sound legal advice, but also to deliver cost-efficient, practical solutions that are tailored to my clients’ businesses.”
Education

University of Virginia, J.D., 2005

College of William and Mary, B.A., 2001

Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Maryland Bar

Virginia Bar

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia

Ambika Biggs is an experienced litigator who represents and counsels clients on a broad range of matters, including government contracts, business torts, employment matters, and commercial contract disputes. Her experience includes all aspects of litigation, from the initial fact-gathering and assessment of a case, to discovery and motions practice, to trial and appeals.  

Ms. Biggs also has represented clients in government contracts matters involving size protests, bid protests, claims, False Claims Act investigations, and suspension and debarment proceedings. In addition, she has counseled clients regarding program eligibility requirements for the SBA’s socioeconomic small business programs.

Representative Experience

   Litigation:

  • Counsels clients in anticipation of and during all stages of litigation
  • Represents clients at bench and jury trials
  • Represents clients at hearings, mediation sessions and in settlement negotiations 
  • Drafts briefs at the trial, appellate and U.S. Supreme Court levels
   Government Contracts:
  • Represents clients in size protests before the SBA
  • Represents clients in bid protests before the GAO
  • Counsels clients regarding SBA regulations for small business set-aside programs
  • Represents and counsels clients in investigations involving False Claims Act issues

Representative Cases

  • Successfully represented clients in size protests before the SBA
  • Represented an individual who had been suspended from contracting with the government after he pled guilty to bribing a public official, and succeeded in having the suspension terminated
  • Obtained a dismissal of action in California federal court against a foreign entity for wrongful termination and successfully defended appeal in the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Was part of trial team who represented clients during a six-week jury trial with a favorable multi-million dollar verdict
  • Achieved a favorable settlement for an employee who accused his employer of racial harassment in a mediation proceeding before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Prior Experience

Ms. Biggs previously was an associate in Baker Hostetler LLP’s office in Washington, DC, where she focused on commercial and international litigation and arbitration and government contracts.  She represented clients in state and federal courts and in arbitral and administrative forums.

Speaking Engagements

Publications