Antal joins Leidos as general counsel

By John Liang / January 18, 2024 at 10:43 AM

Leidos this week announced it has hired Dan Antal to be the company's general counsel, effective April 1.

Antal, who currently serves as general counsel for Rolls-Royce Defense and North America, will succeed Jerry Howe, who announced his planned retirement from Leidos, according to a company statement.

Howe will continue as general counsel until March 31 and remain in an advisory capacity to ensure a smooth transition through March 15, 2025, Leidos said.

Before joining Rolls-Royce in 2021, Antal had a long career at Leidos in a variety of legal positions. His last position at Leidos was senior vice president, general counsel-Civil Group.