EADS North America announced this week Paul G. Pastorek will be joining the firm as chief counsel and corporate secretary.
Pastorek comes to EADS from the law firm of Adams and Reese, where he served as partner, litigator and corporate attorney. In his new role, Pastorek will oversee EADS’ contract, export control and compliance functions as well as serving as secretary for the board of directors.
“I’m very pleased that Paul Pastorek is joining the EADS North America team,” said Sean O’Keefe, CEO of EADS North America. “Paul brings over 30 years of legal, management and public service experience to his new role as chief counsel. He has held a number of senior positions at both the state and federal level in which he demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of government customers and an unwavering commitment to meeting their needs. Paul will play a key role in EADS North America’s continued growth.”
In the public sector, Pastorek served as general counsel with NASA, board member and president of the Louisiana Board of Elementary Education and Louisiana State superintendent of education.