Brian Baldrate

Brian Baldrate

Brian serves as the Vice President and General Counsel of Raytheon’s International and Washington Operations. Brian’s career has included government service, private practice and experience as in-house corporate counsel.

He began his career as a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army and subsequently served as an attorney in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He spent several years as a criminal prosecutor, including a year-long deployment in Iraq, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Brian also spent several years detailed to the Department of Justice’s Civil Division and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Following thirteen years of government service, Brian practiced white collar criminal defense before joining Raytheon in 2012.

He has written, taught and spoken extensively on criminal and international law, anti-corruption and international compliance-related subjects. Brian graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received an M.P.A. from the University of Connecticut. He received his J.D from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he was valedictorian of his class and editor-in-chief of the Connecticut Law Review. Brian also earned an LL.M from the Army Judge Advocate General’s School and continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves where he currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching military law at the United States Military Academy.