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Kseniya "Nicole" Kuprovska

Associate

Nicole Kuprovska is an associate in Baker Donelson's Atlanta office who specializes in state and federal government procurement law and business litigation.

Professional Biography


Nicole Kuprovska focuses her practice on all aspects of state and federal government contract litigation, compliance, and counseling. She has significant experience in representing federal, state, and local government contractors in bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO); SBA size and status determinations before the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA); and other government contract claims and disputes before various federal Boards of Contract Appeals.

In addition to government contracts litigation, Nicole helps clients navigate various federal and state government contract compliance issues under state law and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), including mandatory disclosures, contract management, employment disputes, internal investigations, compliance with various SBA contract assistance programs, and personal and Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI), as well as creation and implementation of ethics policies and codes of conduct. She also assists with negotiating and drafting Joint Venture Agreements, including agreements under the SBA mentor/protégé program; teaming agreements; subcontracts; novations; non-disclosure agreements; and other government contracting documents.

Nicole counsels government contractors that are working with a wide variety of government agencies, including the Department of Defense, NASA, U.S. Postal Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury, General Services Administration (GSA), and various state and municipal procurement departments.

Nicole also handles complex business litigation disputes nationwide in both state and federal courts to help clients navigate various litigation matters, such as breach of contract, financial services, negligence, fraud, employment disputes, and regulatory compliance matters.

Nicole is a native speaker of Russian and Ukrainian.

  • Successfully defended a client in a bid protest before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on a $35 million contract with U.S. Special Operations Command.

  • Represented a government contractor with negotiating and drafting a mentor-protégé agreement and a joint venture agreement under the SBA All Small and HUBZone Mentor-Protégé programs.

  • Advised various government contract clients in connection with SBA size regulations, including drafting operating agreements, policies, and bylaws to comply with socio-economic program requirements on ownership and control, SBA Mentor-Protégé agreements, and SBA affiliation rules.

  • Represented a client before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) in a matter arising out of an affirmative government claim and successfully secured a settlement that involved converting the government’s termination for cause to a termination for convenience.

  • Assisted various clients with developing ethics and compliance programs tailored to government contractors, including the preparation of codes of business conduct to ensure employee compliance with agency acquisition regulation requirements.

  • Developed compliance strategy with respect to the National Defense Authorization Act Section 889 (NDAA 889) ban on certain foreign equipment in connection with a NASA Grant.

  • Judicial Extern – The Honorable Richard W. Story, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2020)
  • Law Clerk – Office of Chief Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service (2019)
  • Volunteer – Atlanta Legal Aid Society (2020)
  • Member – Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Co-author – "Assignability of Commercial Contracts (GA)," by Jennifer G. Cooper and Kseniya "Nicole" Kuprovska, Thompson Reuters Practical Law (2021)

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2020, cum laude
    • Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal (2019 – 2020)
    • Dean's List (2018 – 2020)
  • Davidson College, B.A., 2015

Admissions

  • Georgia, 2020
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2021
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, 2021

Languages

  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

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