Shawn Lisle

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Shawn Lisle, Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Shawn Lisle was appointed as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in December 2012.  As Kaman’s chief legal officer, Mr. Lisle is responsible for leading and advising the company as to its legal, compliance and regulatory activities and initiatives around the world.  Prior to his appointment as General Counsel, he was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

Mr. Lisle is a highly experienced lawyer and business leader with a diverse practice background spanning more than two decades.  He previously served as legal counsel for Fortune 500 companies, including International Paper Company in Memphis, TN and Dana Corporation in Toledo, OH.  Mr. Lisle also was in private practice at the law firm of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.  His government service includes tenure as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division in Washington, D.C. and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in Hawaii.  Mr. Lisle’s military career includes active duty service in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, and reserve service in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Mr. Lisle received his Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from The University of Akron School of Law.  He also earned a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from Capital University Law School.  Mr. Lisle holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from Westminster College.