Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary at Alta Mesa Resources, Inc.
Ms. Warnica is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. Prior to joining Alta Mesa in 2018, Ms. Warnica served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Marathon Oil Corporation. Prior to Marathon Oil, Ms. Warnica served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas, formally Plains Exploration & Production Company. She started her career at Andrews Kurth LLP where she practiced corporate and securities law representing a variety of clients in numerous transactional, securities and corporate governance matters. Ms. Warnica has a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M and earned her J.D. from the University Texas School of Law (with honors). She is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and is a member of the Houston Bar Association. Ms. Warnica and her husband, James, have three children.
In her current role, Ms. Warnica is a key advisor to the Board of Directors and manages the activities of the Board and its Committees. She has oversight of Alta Mesa’s legal matters and human resources department and provides legal support with respect to various matters, including securities, finance and treasury, litigation, executive compensation, acquisitions and divestitures, capital markets activity, midstream, policies and procedures and other administrative matters.