Rachel Clingman is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for McDermott. She leads the company’s legal and compliance functions and serves as Corporate Secretary.
Rachel brings more than 25 years of industry experience guiding public and private companies in creating value and managing complex risk and regulatory environments.
Before joining McDermott in 2021, Rachel was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Noble Energy, Inc., which merged with Chevron in 2020. Before joining Noble, Rachel was Vice President and General Counsel for the global petroleum and Americas minerals businesses of BHP. She started her career at a prominent international law firm and has served as a registered lobbyist.
Rachel has held leadership roles in a number of civic and charitable organizations and currently serves on the board of the American Heart Association in Houston. She is active in the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Executive Women’s Partnership, Direct Women and the General Counsel Forum.
Rachel earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Political Science from Rice University and a law degree from the University of Texas where she served on the Texas Law Review.