Industry

Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services

The aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry is changing significantly. Global spending on defense and weapon system platforms is increasing. Governments are procuring analysis ...

Representative experience

Representing a leading aerospace company in its US$5bn merger of equals transaction, one of the more complex ADG M&A transactions in recent years.

Performing internal investigation in 35+ countries on 5 continents. Managing subsequent interactions and negotiations with governmental investigating authorities.

Representing a leading launch vehicle provider in bid protest litigation involving a multibillion dollar contract for national security space satellites.

Assisting ADG companies to classify commodities, technology, and software under the EAR and ITAR. Seeking formal classification rulings from U.S. Departments of Commerce and State.

Advising a major defense contractor working in Iraq on contractor risk, including issues pertaining to the Defense Base Act and Status of Forces Agreement.


Assisting a satellite operator on the procurement of a military satellite for use by NATO forces.


Advising defense contractors and critical infrastructure owners on utilizing cyber threat information sharing programs.


Defending bid protest litigation involving a US$1.5bn, 10-year contract for management and operation of the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.


Advising a leading aerospace and defense company in the acquisition of a government services provider via a reverse triangular merger.


Advising a major defense contractor on CAS audits and other DCAA reviews involving the company’s cost-accounting capabilities and internal controls.

Hogan Lovells Publications

New FAA exemption issued to Avitas Systems, a GE venture, will help expand beyond visual line of sight drone operations Transportation Alert

The commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) market is taking off in the United States and around the world. Recent innovations have transformed what used to be considered toys...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

New regulations expand CFIUS' jurisdiction and mandate filings International Trade Alert

The Department of the Treasury has released two new interim rules that (i) update existing regulations regarding the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) pursuant to ...

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Blog Post

VA and SBA Release Complementary Final Rules Updating their Veteran-Owned Small Business Regulations

On September 24, 2018 and September 28, 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA), respectively, released complementary final rules (VA final ...

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Blog Post

For Now, DoD Halts Efforts to Change Policy on Progress Payments

Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday, October 1, 2018, that the U.S. Department of Defense (“Department” or “DoD”) was withdrawing its...

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal honored by Space & Satellite Professionals International as 2018 Mentor of the Year

Washington D. C., 20 September 2018 – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) has named Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal as its 2018 Mentor of the Year. The award...

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