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I am Chair of the Employee Benefits Group and a member of the Business Section at Hanson Bridgett LLP.  I work with company counsel and human resources executives to deliver employee benefit plans to employees that are high value and legally compliant with tax, labor and securities laws.  I work with all types of employee benefit plans, including stock option plans, 401(k) plans and health plans.  I have a special expertise in executive compensation and the tax issues that impact executives, including performance-based compensation, golden parachute payments and deferred compensation.

I am Chair of the Audit Committee, a member of the Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Employee Ownership.  I chair the Brown Bag Committee and am a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Chapter of the Western Pension & Benefits Council.  I co-author the Stock Options Book and am a frequent speaker on executive and equity compensations issues.

Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street
26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Fellow Year


Areas of Practice

ERISA/Employee Benefits
Executive Compensation


Law Firm

Leadership Positions

Chair, Employee Benefits Group

Law School

UC Davis, New York University

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