David Leitch

David Leitch

David Leitch is general counsel and a group vice president to Ford Motor Company where he’s worked since 2005. Prior to that, Leitch served in the White House as deputy counsel to President George W. Bush, chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration, and deputy assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel. In his early career, he served as law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist  and worked as a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. (now Hogan Lovells).

Guest Appearances
October 30, 2015
Ford’s GC David Leitch on Leadership During Crisis

David Leitch is no stranger to crisis. During his career, he was chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration during the September 11th terrorist attacks where he was responsible for closing the skies to commercial flights, recruiting qualified Air Marshals, and turning airport security over to TSA. In addition, he was Ford Motor Company’s group...

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