Keith Schomig is an Associate in the National Security/CFIUS practice group, focusing his practice in the areas of Exon-Florio reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and foreign ownership, control, or influence (FOCI) mitigation matters before the US Departments of Defense and Energy. His experience includes working on major defense industry acquisitions, representing clients in numerous CFIUS reviews and investigations, and advising companies regarding a multitude of FOCI mitigation and compliance matters. Keith has also participated in a pro bono project to obtain compensation for Holocaust survivors.
Keith graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2008, where he was an editor of the American Criminal Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Keith served in the US Navy for nine years as a naval flight officer in the F-14 Tomcat, during which he flew combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Keith received his undergraduate degree in physics from the United States Naval Academy in 1996, graduating with merit.
- Exon-Florio reviews before CFIUS on numerous transactions ranging in value from less than $1 million to $38 billion.
- FOCI mitigation arrangements in compliance with national industrial security regulations.
- Export control compliance matters before the Department of State and the Department of Commerce.
- Representation of principal Italian industrial group operating globally in aerospace, defense and security sectors; advice and counsel concerning US national security regulatory approvals for acquisitions.
- Representation of the world’s largest supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components; advice and counsel on national security issues related to $1.65 billion initial public offering and subsequent transactions.
- Representation of major British defense company in numerous acquisitions of US national security contractors, including a $1.8 billion acquisition.
- Representation of one of the world’s leading aerospace and defense electronics companies; advice and counsel in national security issues related to strategic foreign direct investment acquisitions in the United States.