Larsen will report to Sheila C. Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel.
Larsen will serve as a partner with company leadership and also provide legal counsel to the employees of Northrop Grumman Political Action Committee.
Prior to that, Larsen served in the U.S. government for more than 25 years, most recently as the Defense Department‘s deputy general counsel for acquisition and logistics.
Larsen is a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service with Bronze Palm and the Presidential Rank Distinguished Executive Award.
“I am delighted to welcome Doug Larsen to the leadership team of the Northrop Grumman law department, ” said Cheston. “He brings a wealth of legal expertise and government experience that will serve him well in his new role.”