B.A. ’04, Alexandria, Virginia
John Hill serves as general counsel for Insitu Inc., a Boeing defense company, and as senior counsel for Boeing’s space and defense business in Arlington, Virginia. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Russian and political science from Baylor University in 2004 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2007. From 2011 to 2021, Hill worked at the Department of Justice in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C., where he became the chief of the Superior Court Division, overseeing 13,000 criminal cases and 180 federal prosecutors. Before that, Hill prosecuted sexual assault, domestic violence and national security cases. In 2017, he served as senior counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, helping with criminal law and national security policy and partnering with INTERPOL.
Hill’s corporate board experience includes serving as legal counsel for the United Launch Alliance Board of Directors, a space joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. In the community, Hill is a member of the board of directors and coach for Little League, and he co-chairs the governance committee at Alexandria Classical Christian Academy. He also is a member of the board of advocates for Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Awards and Honors
Hill received the Champion of Justice Manual Award, presented by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, for improving the policies and principles governing DOJ litigation. He received the Impact Award, presented by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, for trial advocacy and the firmwide Pro Bono Award at Vinson & Elkins for serving low-income residents in Dallas. At Baylor, Hill was awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship, a national award for leadership and public service.
Hill’s financial support for Baylor includes gifts to the Office of Engaged Learning and the College of Arts & Sciences.
Church/Christian Mission Affiliations
Hill and his family are members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Virginia, where he and his wife lead a Bible study for adults and he helps with Sunday School for grade-school children.