Raja Maharajh is Pratt & Whitney's vice president and general counsel, responsible for leading Pratt & Whitney's Legal Services team with overall responsibility for the company's legal matters, as well as contracts, corporate ethics, government compliance and government security.
Raja brings more than 20 years of legal and engineering experience to this role. He has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility since joining the UTC Legal department in 2004. Prior to being named to his current position in November 2016, Raja was the vice president and counsel for Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines business.
Prior to joining UTC, Raja was an associate at Bazerman & Drangel in New York and held positions in engineering at Madame Alexander Doll Company in New York City and Maidenform, Inc. in New Jersey.
Raja holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.