Jeb Boatman serves as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Government Operations, leading the company’s regulatory and government law practice group. This group provides company-wide legal support for a broad range of federal and state regulatory and policy issues, including global trade controls and enforcement, campaign finance and lobbying law, legal engagement with federal agencies, legal aspects of federal oversight, engagements with federal and state officials, and Boeing’s ethics and compliance program.
Jeb previously served as Chief Counsel for Boeing’s Corporate Office in Chicago and, before that, as Site Director and Chief Counsel for Boeing’s Oklahoma City Site. In that role, he oversaw the legal and operational needs for Boeing’s fast-growing defense services business located in Oklahoma City.
Before joining Boeing, Jeb worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma, where he prosecuted white collar criminal matters and later served as the Office’s Appellate Chief.
In addition to his work at the Justice Department, Jeb has worked in private practice, both in Oklahoma City and at the Washington D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly, where he counseled high-profile clients in internal investigations and bet-the-company civil litigation.
Jeb began his legal career as a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, then-Chief Judge of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also served as an adjunct professor of law, teaching courses in trial practice and white collar crime. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and is a member of the bars of Illinois and Oklahoma.