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Jose Gonzalez-Magaz serves as Vice President and General Counsel of UOP LLC, a Honeywell company.  UOP is a leading supplier of process technology, catalysts, proprietary equipment and services to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.  Jose is responsible for the Legal Department’s services in support of UOP’s businesses.

Jose served previously as Chief Litigation Counsel of the Automation & Control Solutions business group, and subsequently for the Home & Building Technologies and Safety & Productivity Solutions groups.  In that capacity, he managed a global portfolio of litigations, arbitrations and investigations related to environmental and combustion controls, security and fire detection products, industrial safety equipment, and sensing and productivity systems, as well as an international construction division.

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Jose clerked for the Commonwealth’s Supreme Court.  He was awarded a B.A. from Amherst College, J.D. from Columbia Law School, and LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.  Prior to joining Honeywell, Jose was an equity partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, D.C., where he established and managed the firm’s Complex Litigation and Discovery Center.
Honeywell UOP
25 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines
Des Planies, IL 60016

Fellow Year


Areas of Practice

Environment, Energy & Resources


Oil & Gas

Leadership Positions

Vice President & General Counsel

Law School

Columbia Law School

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