Before retiring Pamela Schnabel was senior counsel at the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding sector providing legal support to the Aircraft Carrier Overhaul and Supply Chain Management organizations. She was also the lead for the law department’s Government Subcontracts Practice Group that met monthly to coordinate across the enterprise on supplier compliance, terms and conditions, and other issues.
Pam joined the Shipbuilding sector after serving as the corporate director of ethics and business conduct. As the ethics director, Pam oversaw the transformation and implementation of a strategic plan including a first time data base for the OpenLine and survey to support an enterprise wide ethics and business conduct program leading to coordinated activities across sectors promoting Northrop Grumman's values and integrity. Pam acted as a management advisor and corporate representative for the Defense Industry Initiatives, Ethics Resource Center Fellows Program, Ethics Compliance Officer Association and the Ethics and Compliance Leadership Council.
Pam previously was previously assigned to the Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems sector, providing legal support on the B-2 program, and legal reviews of consultants, conflicts of interest, gifts and gratuities, procurement integrity and the hiring of U.S. government employees for the sector. Before joining Northrop Grumman, Pam’s legal career included employment with the U.S. Air Force, MCI Communications Corp., General Electric Company and Chrysler Technologies Corp.
Ms. Schnabel earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Ohio University, a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron and a master of laws degree from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Pam is licensed to practice law in California, Virginia and Ohio. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, Public Contract Law section