Tim Goodell

Timothy Goodell

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Hess Corporation

Timothy “Tim” Goodell is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer for Hess Corporation, a global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. He is a member of the company’s executive leadership team. 


In this role, Goodell leads the Legal function, Corporate Aviation, Government and External Affairs, Compliance and Security. 
Prior to joining Hess, Goodell spent 24 years with the New York City-based law firm White & Case. He served as global co-head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group and a member of the Partnership Committee. He also advised public and private corporations on general corporate and corporate governance matters. 


From 1979 to 1981, Goodell was with the Washington, D.C. based business consultancy, Strategic Planning Associates. 
Goodell holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and a J.D. from the University of Virginia. He was admitted to the New York State bar in 1985.