Vice President & General Counsel, Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Sean Sabin is vice president and General Counsel for Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies. He oversees legal matters pertaining to a 30,000-employee business that specializes in air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, command and control systems and advanced defense technologies.
Sabin, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, has more than 25 years of legal leadership experience. Most recently he served as vice president and general counsel of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, prior to Raytheon’s merger with United Technologies Corporation in 2020. He also served as senior counsel at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.
Before that, Sabin was of counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP, where he represented federal contractors and subcontractors in contract disputes and in administrative proceedings.
Among his many Air Force assignments, Sabin served as staff judge advocate at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, providing legal support to the leaders responsible for the nation’s largest nuclear missile complex. He held the same position at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee, which maintains an advanced complex of aerospace simulation test facilities.
Sabin holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics and an MBA from Vanderbilt University, a juris doctor degree from the University of Memphis School of Law, and a master of laws degree in government procurement law from The George Washington University Law School.