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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

Hogan Lovells US LLP is best known for its international public procurement expertise in the government contracting space. The full service practice offers clients an industry sector-focused approach, particularly the education, aerospace, defense, life sciences, IT, and cybersecurity sectors. The team is under the new leadership of education and healthcare sector expert William Ferreira, who offers a depth of global operational experience in award compliance, investigations, and research compliance. Joy Sturm leads the life sciences arm of the contracting practice, focusing on pharmaceutical and biotech industries; Allison Pugsley supports the practice, with great experience in the space. Michael Mason is global lead for the firm’s aerospace and defense industry sector group, with expertise in these industries. Counsel Michael Scheimer focuses on national security and cyber security, leveraging prior experience as a defense contractor. Senior associate Stacy Hadeka is highly recommended for her ‘exceptional’ bid protest expertise. Former practice head Michael Vernick  left the firm in March 2021. All practitioners mentioned are based in Washington DC.