Shawn Cooley > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
2001 M STREET, NW, SUITE 600
United States
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Shawn Cooley’s practice focuses on managing national security reviews and all foreign investment regulatory aspects of cross-border transactions. He brings to bear his deep experience and involvement with the interagency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and the informal interagency working group known as Team Telecom. He represents public and private companies, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and pension plans. Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Cooley served for nine years as the Director of Foreign Investment Risk Management at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and advised the Assistant Secretary for Policy, the General Counsel, the Deputy Secretary, and the Secretary within DHS, spanning three administrations, on all matters pertaining to foreign investment in the United States.