Jenner & Block

 

Mr. Schweikert's representative matters include the following:

  • Represented a large government contractor in both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions involving technologies being sold to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other agencies under government prime and subcontracts.
  • Represented a large government contractor in both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions and drafting and negotiation of a teaming agreement that created a joint venture to compete for DoD contracts.
  • Represented various government contractors in both filing and defending pre-award and post-award bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
  • Represented a strategic venture capital fund in negotiating approximately 30 portfolio company transactions from 2016 to 2019.
  • Represented a commercial aviation manufacturer regarding compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD FAR Supplement (DFARS) flow-down provisions in both government prime contracts and supplier contracts.
  • Represented a government contractor in negotiating a license agreement with a Fortune 100 government contractor in connection with a contract with the US Air Force.
  • Represented a Fortune 50 majority-owned joint venture, in the negotiation of sales agreements with airlines for the purchase of aircraft components.
  • Represented two foreign public companies in matters regarding voluntary and mandatory filings to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS), an inter-agency committee charged with evaluating the national security impact of foreign direct investment in US technology companies.
  • Represented various government contractors in matters regarding export controls compliance.
  • (Prior to joining Jenner & Block) Represented The Proctor & Gamble Company in several divestitures of branded companies.
  • (Prior to joining Jenner & Block) Represented Lexmark International, Inc. in three separate technology company acquisitions including the merger of Lexmark and Kofax Limited, a Bermuda-based software technology company, a transaction valued at more than $1 billion.

Pro-Bono Matters

  • Assisted The Veterans Consortium by serving as a volunteer lawyer providing pro bono legal services to veterans at the Washington, DC VA Hospital Legal Clinic.
  • Assisted CARPLS, a non-profit provider of free legal services, with the launch of the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network, which provides free legal services to active duty military members, veterans and their families.
  • Represented The Young Center, a Chicago-based non-profit focused on advocating for children’s rights, in a spin-off transaction creating a new entity independent of its prior parent.
  • Represented an unaccompanied minor from El Salvador in immigration proceedings culminating in his application for asylum being granted by the Department of Homeland Security.