Danny Lee is senior vice president and general counsel for Textron Systems and a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team. In this role, he is responsible for providing legal and business advice to manage risk and support complex transactions, including managing due diligence processes and negotiating agreements. Lee manages a highly skilled legal team responsible for multiple business divisions, both domestic and international.
Prior to joining Textron Systems, Lee served as deputy general counsel, government and trade compliance for Bell Helicopter, a Textron company. He was charged with providing legal counsel on all aspects of government contracting, as well as business agreements of all kinds. In addition, he managed both litigation and claims throughout the United States, as well as the company’s comprehensive compliance function.
Lee previously served as a litigation associate for Gardere, Wynne & Sewell of Dallas, Texas, and as U.S. Army judge advocate for both the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command in Huntsville, Ala., and the Judge Advocate General at Fort Hood, Texas.
Lee holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was elected to the Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity. He also holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Abilene Christian University.