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									                                      Paul L. Robert, Esq.

                                 United Technologies Corporation
                                        1 Financial Plaza
                                        Mail Stop: 524-00
                                       Hartford, CT 06103
                                      (860) 728-7926 (Office)
                                       (860) 660-0462 (Fax)

Paul L. Robert is Associate General Counsel and Director, Contracts and Compliance for United
Technologies Corporation (UTC) in Hartford, Connecticut. UTC manufactures a broad range of
high technology products and provides support services to the building systems and aerospace
industries. Its operating companies include Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation,
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, Chubb plc, Carrier Corporation, and Otis Elevator Co.

He concentrates his practice in the areas of U.S. and international contracts, compliance, and
business practices. He is responsible for contract training and policy, government acquisition
advocacy, and for UTC's relationships with external organizations such as industry, trade, and
professional associations. He is responsible for coordinating UTC’s obligations as a signatory to
the “Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct.”

He has been a member of UTC's Legal Department since August 1987, previously serving as
Associate Counsel-Compliance & Director, Government Contracts at UTC's Pratt & Whitney
Division (1993-1998); Senior Counsel on the corporate headquarters staff (1991-1993); and as
Assistant Counsel to the Hamilton Standard Division (1987-1991). Prior to joining UTC, he was
legal counsel to the U.S. Navy's TRIDENT missile program in Washington, D.C. (1980-1987),
and served as legal assistant to the New York State Attorney General in New York City (1978-

He is a cum laude graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts (1977),
where he was recipient of the Freeman M. Saltus Prize in Economics, and Fordham University
Law School in New York City (1980), where he was Commentary Editor of the Fordham Urban

Law Journal. He is a member of the bars of Massachusetts, Virginia, New York, the U.S.
Supreme Court, Courts of Appeals for the D.C. and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Claims Court.
He completed the Senior Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of

He is a Fellow of the Ethics Resource Center in Washington, D.C..

He also is a member of the National Contract Management Association's Board of Advisors
(BOA) and chairs the BOA’s Strategic Planning Committee, a three-term President of the
NCMA's Central Connecticut Chapter, its immediate Past-President, and current Secretary and
Programs Chair. He co-chaired the NCMA's Commercial Contracting Special Topic Committee.

He serves as an industry representative to the U.S. Air Force Contracting Innovation Group.

His publications include:

     "Court Awarded 'Reasonable' Fees: Forcing a Segregated Public-Interest Bar?", 7
      Fordham Urban Law Journal 399 (1979)

     "A Primer on INCOTERMS 1990", Contract Management (Dec. 1998)

     "Building (And Rebuilding) Contracts Management - One Company's Strategic
      Plan," Contract Management (March 2000)


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