A partner at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, Mr. Bialos has broad legal and government experience in aerospace, defense, homeland security and national security matters, including the mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, procurement, intellectual property licensing, and export controls. Resident in Eversheds Sutherland’s Washington D.C. office, Mr. Bialos has significant experience in Europe, Japan and the Middle East.
More specifically, he has advised clients on a range of aerospace and defense mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, teaming arrangements and licensing agreements. He also has represented clients in a number of disputes in the sector, including bid protests and litigation and arbitration over government and commercial contracts matters, and has managed internal investigations and negotiated settlements in government procurement, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and export controls. He has advised Boards of Directors and senior management of aerospace and defense firms on a range of challenging issues they face. Today, Mr. Bialos also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Micronet Enertech Technologies, Inc., a firm traded on the NASDAQ exchange.
Mr. Bialos has held senior-level positions in the U.S. government. From 1999 to 2000, he served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Affairs. He is a recipient of the Department of Defense (DoD) Distinguished Public Service Medal. While at DoD, he was involved in major reviews of defense acquisition rules, policies and practices.
From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Bialos served as the Special Advisor to Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs and previously, he served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration.
Mr. Bialos is a member of the New York Council on Foreign Relations, and has authored and co-authored a number of books and articles on a range of international and national security and legal subjects.
Mr. Bialos received his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and an A.B. in history, magna cum laude, from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences.