Ashley Wagner provides seasoned counsel to public and private companies on a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefits matters.
Ms. Wagner advises employers and executives with respect to establishing:
- Equity incentive plans
- Employee stock purchase plans
- Phantom equity, carveout, and other retention plans
- Deferred compensation, bonus, and other incentive compensation plans
- Severance and change in control arrangements
- Employment agreements
She regularly advises on the employee benefits and compensation aspects in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, spin-offs, and initial public offerings.
Ms. Wagner also maintains an active pro bono practice. Her work includes helping people obtain permanent restraining orders against domestic abusers and advising non-profits on employment and benefits matters, employee handbooks, worker classification, and executive compensation.
She is Co-Chair of the firm’s Silicon Valley Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee and formerly served on the Recruiting Committee.