Craig is a partner in the Executive Compensation group.

Craig W. Olshan
Craig W. Olshan
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 463 5413
Craig W. Olshan

Craig advises clients on executive compensation and employee benefits issues in connection with complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, sales, spin-offs, public offerings, and other private and public business combinations.

Craig has extensive experience in the design, modification and negotiation of compensation arrangements, including employment agreements, equity- and cash-based incentive plans and separation agreements. 

He counsels on tax planning with respect to golden parachute excise tax issues, and tax rules and consequences relating to nonqualified deferred compensation. Craig also advises clients on corporate governance matters and SEC guidelines governing executive compensation disclosure and reporting.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
  • Williams College, B.A.


  • California
  • New York