Jessica C. Abrahams

United States of America


New York, New York


Stevie Howell


Chair, Government Contracts Practice, Drinker Biddle & Reath

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Jessica is chairwoman of Drinker Biddle's government contracts practice. She offers U.S. and international clients comprehensive counsel on issues concerning litigation, compliance and transactions.

Jessica is regarded as one of the nation's leading government contracts lawyers and she represents clients in a variety of industries, from biodefense and health care to information technology, defense products and services, supply chain and infrastructure development. She regularly advises global government contractors, Indian nations, nonprofit organizations and small business owners on contracting best practices and risk mitigation techniques.

Jessica has been involved in pro bono work with Children’s Law Center for a number of years, and she was named the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year in 2000 for her child advocacy work. She serves on the Emeritus Board of the Children's law Center and as the co-chair of the Lawyers Committee for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.  In addition, she was a founding member of Advising Women Executives, a women's networking forum. Jessica holds a JD from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, a master’s degree from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.