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Christina Andersen is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of Gibson Dunn’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. Ms. Andersen advises public and privately held companies on the executive compensation, employee benefits and labor and employment-related aspects of a wide range of complex corporate transactions.
Ms. Andersen also has experience in structuring and negotiating employment and compensation arrangements of all types, such as executive employment agreements, incentive pay plans, and severance and change in control plans and agreements. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, her practice included significant employment litigation component and so she brings a risk-focused, multi-disciplinary approach to compensation and benefits matters that crosses labor, tax, securities, and traditional employee benefits legal requirements. Ms. Andersen also advises clients on the requirements of and compliance with executive compensation securities disclosure requirements.
Ms. Andersen frequently authors publications on executive compensation and human capital management matters.
Ms. Andersen graduated from Yale Law School, where she was a member of the Yale Law Journal. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in Government from Harvard University. Ms. Andersen also has a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Yale University.
Ms. Andersen is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Yale University - 2009 Juris Doctor
Harvard University - 2003 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar