John Martinez

John Martinez

Vice President and General Counsel of GE Aviation.

In this role, Mr. Martinez is responsible for developing and executing GE Aviation’s business and legal strategy across the commercial aviation and defense sectors and leads GE Aviation's global legal, contracts and compliance organizations. 

Mr. Martinez joined GE Aviation in August 2021 from Raytheon Intelligence & Space, where he served as Vice President and General Counsel, leading critical matters relating to government and commercial corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property and international business compliance.

Prior to his position at Raytheon, he served as Deputy General Counsel for the Director of National Intelligence and as a Senior Associate General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency. He previously worked as a Litigation Associate at Greenberg Traurig and began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

Mr. Martinez earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the Pennsylvania State University and his law degree from St John’s University School of Law.

Mr. Martinez earned a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science at Pennsylvania State University.