Mark E. Schneider
Mark E. Schneider is a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where his practice focuses on government enforcement defense and internal investigations. Prior to joining Kirkland, Mark served more than ten years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, including as Chief of Appeals in the Criminal Division, Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes & Special Prosecutions Section, Criminal Healthcare Fraud and FDA Coordinator, and Child Exploitation Coordinator. Mark also served for a year in Baghdad, Iraq, and has significant experience handling national security matters. Prior to joining the Justice Department, Mark clerked for the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, worked as a business consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, Inc., and served on the staff of U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar. He studied at Indiana University, Oxford University (as a Marshall Scholar), and Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He is a member of the American Law Institute.