Julie D. Crisp is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins LLP and specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Ms. Crisp advises public and private companies on the establishment of compensation arrangements for executives and employees, including employment, severance and change in control agreements, equity and non-equity incentive compensation arrangements, and deferred compensation arrangements. Ms. Crisp also counsels companies on matters relating to the employee benefits and compensation aspects of initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and financings, including golden parachutes and health and welfare plan issues. In addition, she has served as a co-author for law firm client alerts and corporate governance commentaries relating to executive compensation and employee benefits matters.