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Hogan Lovells US LLP
United States

Work Department

Public Procurement and Education


Senior Associate


Michael Scheimer advises clients on government contracts with a particular focus on national security, cybersecurity, and information technology contracting. As a former defense contractor himself, Mike leverages his aerospace and defense industry network to maximize opportunities for clients.

Mike has vast experience handling government contract cybersecurity issues, including comprehensive knowledge of cloud computing, data breach reporting, information sharing programs, and government information system security accreditation processes.

Mike also helps clients on obtaining and maintaining government security clearances, and complying with industrial security requirements. Mike has helped many companies determine the appropriate corporate structure for managing classified work, and he has also advised on industrial security issues in corporate mergers and acquisitions.


English, French


M.A., American University, School of International Service, 2012; J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2010; B.A., College of William & Mary, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Government > Government contracts

(Rising stars)

Michael ScheimerHogan Lovells US LLP

Rated for its international public procurement experience, the government contracts and public procurement practice at Hogan Lovells US LLP has the ability to handle complex, resource-heavy bid protests and is a popular choice for some of the largest aerospace and defense companies in the US. Michael Mason steers the team on a range of matters on behalf of aerospace and defense contractors, while Joy Sturm leads on life sciences contracting work focused on the pharmaceutical, biologics and biotech industries. Michael Vernick oversees mandates in the education sector, and chairs the wider government contracts group that is noted for its cybersecurity and technology expertise and comprehensive knowledge of federal grant funding, including False Claims Act suits and investigations. Michael Scheimer is a seasoned practitioner in national security and IT contracting, while Stacey Hadeka focuses on aerospace and defense matters.