John Martinez

John Martinez

Vice President and General Counsel, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services

Prior to his current role, Mr. Martinez was Raytheon’s Chief Cybersecurity and Privacy Counsel and also served as Senior Counsel for IIS’ Cybersecurity and Special Missions business. Mr. Martinez also served as Senior Counsel to a variety of IIS Mission Areas, such as Global Intelligence Systems, Mission Support and Modernization, and Navigation and Environmental Solutions. In these positions, Mr. Martinez handled an array of legal issues relating to cybersecurity, privacy, government and commercial contract formation, administration, and compliance as well as issues relating to corporate governance, labor and employment matters, international compliance with FCPA, ITAR and EAR and intellectual property.

Before joining Raytheon in 2011, Mr. Martinez was the Deputy General Counsel for Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In that role, he supported the Director of National Intelligence in fulfilling his statutory responsibility to ensure Intelligence Community compliance with U.S. law and regulation.

Prior to joining ODNI, Mr. Martinez was an Associate General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) where he was Chief of the Director's Review Group (DRG). The DRG represented CIA Director Leon Panetta on three Executive Order task forces examining detention and interrogation policies and served as the primary CIA focal point for Department of Justice, House, and Senate investigations into rendition, detention and interrogation matters. Prior to this role, Mr. Martinez was Chief of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center High-value Detainee Prosecution Taskforce. Upon joining the CIA in 2002, Mr. Martinez served in CIA’s Litigation Division and later served as an operational lawyer in the Counterterrorism Center. Before joining CIA in 2002, Mr. Martinez was a litigation associate with the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP in New York City. Prior to his civil litigation experience in private practice, Mr. Martinez was an Assistant District Attorney in New York County (Manhattan) from 1997 through 2001.

Mr. Martinez earned his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in political science at Pennsylvania State University.