Alisa J. Baker is a partner at Levine & Baker LLP, where she specializes in counseling executives on the full range of compensation-related matters, including individual executive agreements, executive rights in M&A, and equity agreements. Alisa is the author of two books on equity compensation: The Stock Options Book (12th edition, 2011) and The Law Of Equity Compensation (Baker and Rosen, 2006). A prolific writer, her articles have appeared in publications ranging from The Wall Street Journal to the Journal of Taxation, and she is a frequent contributor to online and print journals in her field. Speaking engagements have included numerous appearances before industry groups including the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, the National Center for Employee Ownership, the E-Trade Business Solutions Group, and the Society for Human Resources Management.
In 2009, Alisa was elected a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. Alisa's professional board memberships include service on the CEPI Board of Advisors, the myStockOptions.com Board of Advisors, the NCEO Stock Option Advisory Board, and the editorial board of the Journal of Employee Ownership Law and Finance. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center and is a member of the Board of Three Girls Theatre Company. She was a Teaching Fellow at Stanford Law School and an adjunct lecturer in Executive Compensation at Golden Gate University.