Erik is an executive compensation associate in our Silicon Valley office.

Erik T. Ward
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 463 5256

Erik specializes in executive compensation and employee benefits issues for start-ups, emerging growth and public companies.

Erik advises clients on employee stock options, employee stock purchase plans and other forms of equity compensation and the associated tax and securities law issues. Erik also advises clients on 401(k) plans and compliance with ERISA and COBRA.


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • Brigham Young University, Bachelor's Degree, Korean, Korean Language and Literature


  • California