Rachel Barnett

Chief Legal Officer at IEX

Rachel Barnett oversees all legal and compliance matters for IEX Group. She is an experienced lawyer who has held a wide variety of roles as in-house General Counsel and within private practice.

Rachel joined IEX from Brooks Brothers where she served as General Counsel and Secretary overseeing its global legal affairs. She played a critical role selling America’s oldest retail brand after it had filed for bankruptcy during the COVID pandemic. Before Brooks Brothers in 2019, Rachel was a member of the Board of Directors and General Counsel of Travelzoo, a publicly traded global media company and online marketplace for travel deals and experiences.

Prior to going in-house, Rachel worked as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP where she specialized in litigation matters, including merger and acquisition litigation, shareholder derivative lawsuits and securities fraud class actions at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Rachel is a current Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School where she also earned her Juris Doctor degree. She is member of the bar in both New York and Delaware and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.


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  • Chief Legal Officer

    March, 2021 - present