Catherine McElroy is the deputy general counsel for Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), a business of Raytheon Technologies. McElroy manages a team of lawyers handling an array of legal issues relating to cybersecurity, intellectual property, litigation, international business compliance, supply chain, and labor and employment matters. In addition, she serves as lead privacy counsel for RI&S.
Most recently, McElroy served as senior counsel for cybersecurity and special missions at a former Raytheon Company business prior to Raytheon Company’s merger with United Technologies Corporation in 2020.
Before joining Raytheon, McElroy was the general counsel of the House Armed Services Committee, where she served as the principal legal adviser to the chairman and members. She previously served as deputy general counsel of the House Armed Services Committee and as counsel to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
McElroy has also served as assistant general counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and American University, Washington College of Law.