Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Johnson Controls

John Donofrio became General Counsel of Johnson Controls in 2018. He previously held similar roles at Mars, Incorporated, the Shaw Group, Inc., and Honeywell Aerospace. John also serves on the Board of Directors of FARO Technologies and has a degree in chemical engineering. 

At Johnson Controls, 22 percent of executives are women and 17 percent are minorities. Johnson Controls is also one of 17 companies in the Billion Dollar Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporations committed to spending more than $1 billion annually with minority- and women-owned firms. The company also has nine business resource groups with 40 chapters around the world and a supplier diversity program. 

Joined LCLD 2016 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Grey Callaham, John Lai; 2021: Sofie Vandervaeren, Andres Maldonado; 2020: Mahmood Ahmad, Crystal Klein; 2019: Heather Brown, Alexis Dahmer; 2018: Lee FinneyTammara Lovett, Deborah Spanic; 2017: Cari Weber, Amy Heinemann, Jennifer Leong; 2016: Jennifer D. Ellis, Federico Steegmann Zaforteza

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2022: Jason Werre, Angela Medcalf, Brendan Ryan; 2021: Arianna Banks, Lindsey Joost, Theresa Correa Gonzalez, Victoria Worcester; 2020: Natalie Alexis, Raul Muniz; 2019: Hannah Levine, Margaret Brzakala; 2018: Farhaan Anjum, Sydney Handrich; 2017: Ana Estrada, H.G. Song, Benjamin Waters

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2017

Member: John Donofrio

Diversity Professional: Tammara Lovett