Jesse Watters serves as an outside general counsel to businesses in the technology, government, IT, aerospace and defense sectors.  He has extensive experience with government and commercial contracts, internal investigations, compliance, corporate governance, and transactions.
 
Jesse Watters recently served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. where he oversaw the sale by private equity firm Ares Management to KeyW Corporation.  Mr. Watters previously served as Corporate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of Alion Science and Technology Corporation, an engineering and technology services company supporting the U.S. Government and he served as the Deputy General Counsel of the Coalition Provisional Authority, Office of the Inspector General.  He specialized in the areas of government contracts and compliance while at the law firms of Holland & Knight, LLP and Patton Boggs, LLP. 
 
Mr. Watters received a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University and a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.  He is licensed to practice in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.