Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Maryanne R. Lavan was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Lockheed Martin Corporation effective June 25, 2010.
Subsequently, on September 24, 2010, her
role was expanded to include the Corporate Secretary responsibilities for the Corporation, resulting in her
current title of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
She is responsible for management of the Corporation's legal affairs and law department, including serving as counsel to Lockheed Martin Corporation's senior leadership and the Board of Directors.
Prior to her current position, she served as Vice President of Internal Audit, providing independent assessments of governance, internal controls and risk management across Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Ms. Lavan joined Lockheed Martin in 1990 as an attorney and served in increasingly responsible positions within the Lockheed Martin legal department.
Ms. Lavan graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Science degree.
She received her juris doctor degree from the Washington College of Law, American University, where she was a member of the Law Review.
Ms. Lavan is an active member of the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association.
She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Character Education Partnership, a national non-profit, non-partisan coalition of organizations and individuals seeking to foster character education within the nation's schools.