Jenner & Block

Grant B. Schweikert is an associate in the firm’s Government Contracts Practice.  He represents buyers and sellers in all aspects related to acquisitions and divestitures of government contractor businesses. He also counsels government contractor clients in contract negotiations, contract disputes, Federal Acquisition Regulation compliance and bid protests.

Mr. Schweikert has played a significant role in numerous transactions for top-tier global defense firms, Fortune 500 companies and venture capital funds including representations of:

  • General Dynamics in its issuance of $1 billion of senior unsecured notes;
  • Lexmark International, Inc. in its purchase of Kofax Limited for $1 billion;
  • The Proctor and Gamble Company in its divestiture of two separate product lines for undisclosed amounts;
  • General Dynamics Mission Systems in its purchase of a division of Advatech Pacific, Inc.; and
  • A strategic venture capital fund in structuring more than a dozen technology development transactions with portfolio companies.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Schweikert served as a search and rescue helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy.  He also served as a military policy advisor at the Pentagon and diplomatic negotiator at a U.S. Department of Defense agency.  Mr. Schweikert currently serves as a judge advocate in the Navy Reserve.