Yana Johnson is a nationwide authority with over 22 years of experience to assist the firm’s public company clients in executive and employee benefits matters. She is pragmatic and business-minded. Yana has experience working in the technology, biotech, construction, health care, financial services, manufacturing, private equity, entertainment, hospitality, temporary staffing and government contracting industries.
Yana advises public and private companies, private equity firms, venture capitalists, boards of directors, compensation committees, and high-profile executives and management teams on executive compensation matters, including public disclosures, “say-on-pay,” equity plan disclosure, solicitation and engagement matters, stock exchange listing standards and corporate governance. Yana also has significant experience in helping clients to negotiate executive employment agreements and design equity and phantom equity plans and awards, long-term incentive compensation and deferred compensation plans. She is fluent in relevant corporate governance, securities and tax reporting issues related to executive compensation and benefits.