Eric Jia-sobota

Eric Jia-sobota

National Leader, Industry Specialty Services & National Co-Leader, Life Sciences

BDO McLean Office



Executive Summary

Eric Sobota is the national leader of the Industry Specialty Services group at BDO and co-leads the Firm’s Life Sciences industry strategy. This group of over 110 professionals provides unique business solutions to organizations across a wide array of industries including government contracting, life sciences, not-for-profit, manufacturing, technology, and construction among others.

His extensive government contracts experience includes the application of the principles from both the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Accounting Standards, and the newly promulgated Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Administrative Requirements for Federal Awards (the “Supercircular”). He also has extensive litigation experience in government contracting matters. He has represented both protestors and interveners in bid protest matters at the GAO. During these matters, Eric regularly conducts independent expert evaluations of cost models employed by Federal Agencies to adjust the projected cost and proposed price adjustments. He has provided declarations to support independent and alternative costing models in addition to being named as a testifying expert at hearing. 

His extensive experience working with life sciences organizations includes consulting with pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device manufacturers at every stage of development. He and his team provides program / project management, gap assessments, contract negotiations, integrated product development planning, and process improvement services.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Vice-Chair, Accounting, Cost, and Pricing Committee
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)


B.A., University of Pittsburgh