Sylvia Yi represents businesses as they move through the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. Her practice also includes counseling public and private companies across a range of industries related to their business in the international marketplace. In addition, Sylvia advises clients in response to criminal and government investigations.
Her practice includes:
- Government Contracts – Assisting clients in meeting the demanding and ever-changing regulatory environment of contracting with federal, state and local governments.
- International Trade – Helping clients navigate the complex regulations associated with a global marketplace.
- Compliance & Government Investigations/White-Collar Crime – Counseling clients through criminal and civil government enforcement matters and responding to federal, state or local government investigations.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Sylvia assisted in drafting comprehensive course material specializing in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) for CLE approved training sessions for government contracting professionals. In law school, she was a procurement intern at the Department of Homeland Security, where she reviewed solicitations and assisted on bid protests. Sylvia was also a judicial intern at the D.C. Contract Appeals Board and drafted opinions on local government contracts disputes.