Vice President and General Counsel
Chris McDavid is vice president and general counsel for Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a business of Raytheon Technologies. He leads a team of attorneys, contracts professionals, and global trade, operations and ethics & compliance specialists and oversees and provides leadership and guidance on all legal matters, including contracts, international trade compliance, intellectual property, labor and employment, and litigation.
Previously, McDavid was the corporate vice president, Global Ethics & Compliance (GEC) at Raytheon Technologies, leading its global ethics and compliance program, which focuses on internal ethics performance, anti-corruption and government regulatory compliance.
At United Technologies, McDavid was corporate vice president of GEC and held key legal positions within Pratt & Whitney, including vice president and general counsel for the Military Engines business, vice president and counsel for Operations and vice president and general counsel of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. Prior to UTC, McDavid worked for several large international law firms.
He served in the U.S. Air Force as a systems acquisition officer and contracts business manager for the Satellite and Launch Control Systems Program Office, Space and Missile Systems Center, in El Segundo, California.
McDavid holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the U.S. Air Force Academy, and a juris doctor from Loyola Law School. He previously served as the chairman of the board of trustees for the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs and is on the board of directors of the Connecticut Red Cross.