Aseil Abu-Baker is an Associate Attorney with Curran Legal Services Group, Inc. She supports the practice in its representation and counseling of federal contractors with an emphasis on Government leases. She assists in advising clients on the drafting and negotiation of agreements with Government entities and subcontractors and assists clients in navigating leasing disputes with the Government. Ms. Abu-Baker also advises private sector clients regarding contracts and general business and corporate law.
Ms. Abu-Baker joined Curran Legal Services Group, Inc. in March of 2022, following over ten years of rich and varied legal experience including litigation of state and federal cases in Virginia and the District of Columbia as well was roles with the United Nations and non-profit organizations with a focus on international human rights, humanitarian, and criminal law.
She has several years of experience drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of legal documents including commercial business documents, corporate documents, litigation related documents and advisory memoranda.
Since joining Curran Legal, Ms. Abu-Baker has gained unique experience in the specialty practice of government contracting law, working directly and closely with various firm clients. Her work includes experience in government contracts and transactional work, including reviewing and analyzing Government leases and related contracts, and the drafting of teaming agreements and joint venture agreements. Ms. Abu-Baker has also worked with clients to ensure compliance with Small Business Administration regulations related to Veteran Owned Small Businesses and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses.
Ms. Abu-Baker began her legal career as a litigation associate with Moran Monfort, PLC where she represented a broad range of corporate and individual clients in civil litigation, business law and bankruptcy law. She then moved to a leading plaintiff's employment litigation firm in Northern Virginia, Charleston, Bredehoft, Cohen and Brown, PLC where she represented plaintiffs in a variety of employment and labor law matters involving
business tort and contract claims, and employment discrimination and retaliation claims in both federal and state courts.
Ms. Abu-Baker pivoted to a career in international law, working with non-profits and the United Nations in the Middle East and North Africa on an array of international legal issues, including the documentation of human rights abuses and war crimes, legal research and advocacy on ending same, and supporting constitution-building processes in the region. Ms. Abu-Baker continues to consult on these issues as her time at Curran Legal permits.
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- Juris Doctor, American University Washington College of Law, D.C., June 2010, Cum Laude
- Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, May 2006
- State Bar of Virginia
- District of Columbia Bar
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