Jeffrey A. Taylor was named Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in April, 2016. In his role, Taylor has overall responsibility for GM’s ethics and compliance program, and supports GM’s business operations and leadership team in driving business success through an organizational culture committed to integrity, ethical conduct, vehicle safety and compliance with the law and company policies.
Prior to joining GM in November last year as Deputy General Counsel for Federal Oversight, Taylor was vice president and general counsel of Tewksbury, Mass.-based Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Before that, he led a team of more than 300 professionals as chief executive of Ernst & Young’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services practice in the Americas.
He served as the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 2006 to 2009. He also served as Counselor to Attorney Generals John D. Ashcroft and Alberto R. Gonzales, and he began his career with the United States Department of Justice in 1995 as an Assistant United States Attorney.
Taylor, 51, earned his juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University.