Raja Maharajh is general counsel for RTX, responsible for overseeing legal and regulatory affairs, including litigation, ethics and compliance, corporate governance and transactions, contracts and intellectual property.
Prior to his current role, he was chief of staff to the chairman and CEO of RTX, where he served as a primary advisor to the chairman and CEO and his senior leadership team, prioritizing critical issues for efficient leadership decision making and action.
Since joining the company in 2004, Maharajh has held a variety of leadership roles, including general counsel of Pratt & Whitney and general counsel of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engines business.
Before joining the company, he was an attorney for Bazerman & Drangel, P.C., where he addressed intellectual property and commercial litigation matters, including preparing and negotiating licensing agreements and conducting counterfeit raids in coordination with the New York Police Department. In 1992, he started his career as a manufacturing engineer at Maidenform, Inc.
Maharajh has a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University of Law and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.