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Brian E. Sweeney

Principal, Law Office of Brian E. Sweeney

Professional Background


Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

San Francisco, California 

Special Counsel, June 2016 to April 2018

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. (formerly Aerojet-General Corporation)

Sacramento, California 

Vice President, General Counsel, October 1999 to          April 2016.

Senior Counsel, May 1997 to October 1999

Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, D.C.

Attorney, August 1985 to May 1997

Professional Memberships


American Bar Association

Public Contract Law Section

   Accounting, Cost & Pricing 

   Debarment & Suspension

Forum on Air & Space Law

   Space Law: Commercial, Regulatory,  and Litigation 


National Defense Industrial Association

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Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1985 

District of Columbia, 1998

California, 1997

U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals:

District of Columbia Circuit

Ninth Circuit

Federal Circuit


The George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C.

Juris Doctor, May 1985; emphasis in Government Contracts, Environmental Law.

Stony Brook University, SUNY, Stony Brook, N.Y.

Bachelor of Arts with Honors, in Philosophy, May 1982; Phi Beta Kappa, Dean’s List,

New York State Regents Scholarship, 1978-82.

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