White Plains, NY, May 12, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Pro Bono Partnership, provider of free transactional legal services to nonprofits, today announced that Raja Maharajh has been elected to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
“We’re so pleased to welcome Raja to the Board. His talent and leadership experience, combined with his and UTC’s support for pro bono work make Raja uniquely positioned to contribute to our mission of strengthening nonprofits and our communities,” said Marcia Levy, Esq., Pro Bono Partnership Executive Director.
Mr. Maharajh serves as Vice President and General Counsel at Pratt & Whitney, where he leads the Legal Services team and has overall responsibility for the company’s legal matters as well as responsibility for contracts, corporate ethics, government compliance, and government security.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Maharajh was Vice President and Counsel for Pratt & Whitney Group’s Commercial Engines organization, and held several positions of increasing responsibility in the United Technologies Corporation Legal Department. Before then, he was an associate at Bazerman & Drangel in New York, and held positions in engineering at Madame Alexander Doll Company in New York and Maidenform, Inc. in New Jersey.
Mr. Maharajh received his J.D. from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ, and holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.