Diversity & Inclusion
Executive Compensation and Benefits
Kristin Davis frequently advises clients on executive compensation and employee benefits issues on an ongoing basis as well as in the context of a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, sales, spin-offs, and other private and public business combinations. Ms. Davis also has extensive experience counseling a wide variety of clients in the design, modification and negotiation of compensation arrangements, including employment agreements, equity- and cash-based incentive plans and separation agreements.
In addition, Ms. Davis regularly advises clients regarding corporate governance matters and SEC guidelines governing executive compensation disclosure and reporting. She also counsels clients regarding tax planning with respect to golden parachute excise tax issues, limitations on the deductibility of executive compensation and the tax rules and consequences relating to nonqualified deferred compensation.
Ms. Davis provided executive compensation advice in connection with the following transactions:
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2003 (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Santa Clara Law Review)
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2000