E-mail: jeffbialos@eversheds-sutherland.com
Phone: +1-202-383-0363

Areas of Expertise:
  • NATO
  • Transatlantic Defense Cooperation

Bio at Eversheds Sutherland

Jeffrey P. Bialos is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University, and a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland where he advises clients on international commercial, trade and public policy issues, assists in internal investigations and he has significant regional experience in Europe, Japan and the Middle East. He handles novel private/public issues for clients in an array of regulated industries.

Jeff’s career includes work with the U.S. government in several capacities. From 1999 to 2000, he served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Affairs and was awarded the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal for his service.  He led the review of defense mergers and acquisitions from an antitrust as well as a national defense perspective, advised the Secretary of Defense on policies and programs concerning the defense industrial base, managed initiatives/negotiations with U.S. allies on trans-Atlantic defense industrial cooperation, and was integrally involved in major reforms of U.S. defense export controls.  From 1997 to 1999, Jeff was special advisor to Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural affairs, where he addressed international economic policy matters, including economic sanctions, anti-corruption and rule of law issues and trade issues. From 1996 to 1997, Jeff was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration. He administered the antidumping and countervailing duties and handled major trade disputes, negotiations and related litigation.

He holds a J.D. from University of Chicago Law School; an M.P.P. from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; and an A.B., magna cum laude, from Cornell University.