Alyssa Ohanian

Of Counsel

Santa Monica

Alyssa Ohanian is Of Counsel in Orrick's Santa Monica office and a member of the firm's Compensation and Benefits Group.

Alyssa advises public company clients across a broad range of industries regarding equity offerings, compliance with federal securities laws, and requirements of the major U.S. stock exchanges. She assists in-house counsel, management, and boards of directors on SEC and stock exchange disclosure and reporting requirements, director and executive compensation, and corporate governance matters. 

Alyssa also counsels both public and private companies on the design, implementation and taxation of executive compensation and equity compensation arrangements, including executive employment agreements, change in control and severance plans, and cash and equity incentive programs, along with other compensation and benefits matters in the context of ongoing business operations, M&A transactions, spin-offs, and venture capital financings.