Senior Vice President | General Counsel
Rhonda Sigman came to Arena Energy in 2022, bringing a broad and extensive background as a leader in legal affairs for the energy and infrastructure services industry. Prior to joining Arena Energy, she managed the legal affairs at Strike, LLC for nearly a decade, where she began as deputy general counsel and vice president of ethics and compliance and rose to senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. In these roles, she established the compliance, risk management, and litigation management functions within the legal department, and provided strategic counsel to the board and senior management, handling the legal oversight of several transformative acquisitions, recapitalizations, and other strategic initiatives. Previously she served as an attorney at Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP). In this capacity, she represented clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes in both state and federal courts, with a focus on the construction, energy, and insurance industries. Ms. Sigman was the 2015 recipient of the Best Corporate Counsel Award from the Houston Business Journal. Her community involvement includes work with Lambda Legal, for which she serves on (and was an inaugural member of) the Houston Leadership Committee. Ms. Sigman holds a JD from the University of Texas School of Law, with high honors, and is admitted to the bar in Texas. She also has a BA from Rice University, with majors in managerial studies, economics, and art history.