Biography

María Gonzalez Calvet is Executive Counsel, Global Investigations, for General Electric supporting Latin America.  Previously, María was a trial attorney in the Department of Justice’s FCPA Unit where she led the Direct Access Partners, Embraer, and LATAM Air matters. Before DOJ, María worked at Morgan Lewis focusing on white collar defense and complex litigation.  She attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School and clerked for the Honorable Legrome Davis on the EDPA.  María obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Master’s degree in English from Penn State.  She has held leadership roles in the Pennsylvania and National Hispanic Bar Associations. Notably, she was counsel to the HNBA before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation of Justice Sonia Sotomayor. She received the 2010 Women of Distinction Award from the Legal Intelligencer and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award in 2008.  At GE, she earned a 2016 CEO Award and Gold Awards in 2016 and 2015. María was also recognized by Global Investigations Review in the 2017 In House Counsel Survey.