Women in Defense - New England Shoreline Chapter

Member Spotlight



Noelle Slifka

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Noelle focuses her practice on U.S. government contracts law and the legislation, policies and practices involved in federal procurement. Prior to opening a law firm, Noelle was Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Government Contracts, for United Technologies Corporation in Farmington, Connecticut.

Her responsibilities included U.S. and international government contracts, compliance, training and policy, as well as disclosures mandated by the Federal Acquisition Regulation. She has advocated for change in government acquisition policy through participation with Aerospace Industries Association and served as company representative to the Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct.

Noelle joined UTC in 2003 as part of the legal department at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. She later led the Pratt & Whitney Military Engines legal services organization, responsible for proposing, negotiating, and administering contracts between Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Government and foreign militaries. Noelle is a former captain in the Army, where she served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and was assigned to the Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC.

As a veteran, Noelle is committed to protecting defense contractors and subcontractors by demystifying the complex federal acquisition system and improving company ethics and compliance programs. She holds a B.S. in Russian language from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Quinnipiac University. She is admitted to the practice of law in Connecticut.


Previous Member Spotlights

Susan Pecoraro - Priya Hicks - Despina Metakos  -  Christina Clark - Sharon Manville - Mary O'Sullivan