Katherine Adams '90 Named Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Honeywell
Adams joins Honeywell's senior leadership team and will be responsible for leading the global legal strategy, health safety and environment, government relations, and compliance programs for the company's 128,000 employees in more than 100 countries.
She joined Honeywell in 2003 as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel - Litigation, and most recently served as General Counsel for Honeywell's Specialty Materials business. Prior to joining Honeywell, Adams served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and New York University, and was a partner at the law firm of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood in New York. Previously, she was a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and a trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice.
Adams was elected Order of the Coif and graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School. She received a B.A. degree with honors from Brown University in 1986.