Sylvia J. Kerrigan is executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Marathon Oil Corporation. She joined Marathon in 1995 and was named vice president and general counsel in September 2009, secretary in November 2009 and executive vice president in November 2012. Prior to her most recent appointments, Ms. Kerrigan served as assistant general counsel for Litigation, Human Resources and Environmental Law. Previously, Ms. Kerrigan worked at the United Nations Security Council's Commission d'Indemnisation in Geneva, Switzerland (UNCC) for two years, and was in private practice for five years. At the UNCC, she served as the senior legal officer and team leader responsible for arbitrating the losses sustained by international energy companies following Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. In private practice, Ms. Kerrigan counseled energy, construction, manufacturing and transportation clients on complex commercial, international and insurance matters. During law school, she clerked for the Texas Supreme Court.