Partner and Global Co-Chair, Benefits and Compensation Practice
Latham & Watkins LLP
James D. C. Barrall is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP and is the Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Benefits and Compensation Practice. Mr. Barrall specializes in executive compensation, corporate governance, employee benefits and compensation related disclosure and regulatory matters.
Mr. Barrall is regularly interviewed and quoted by such publications as the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg BNA, Agenda, Compliance Week, and Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Barrall is a frequent author, contributing editor, and lecturer on executive compensation, corporate governance, disclosure, and other regulatory matters. He is a co-author of the chapter on extensions of credit to directors and officers in the American Bar Association’s Practitioner’s Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He is a frequent author of Director Notes on various compensation and governance topics for The Conference Board and is a regular guest blogger on The Conference Board Governance Center Blog.
Mr. Barrall has lectured at the UCLA Law School, the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Barrall is a member of the Board of Advisors of the UCLA School of Law and the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy.