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Kristy L. Fields

Kristy L. Fields Senior Associate, Executive Compensation & Benefits

Kristy’s practice focuses primarily on executive compensation and benefits. Her practice involves designing, negotiating, implementing, and administering a variety of executive compensation and benefits arrangements, including executive employment agreements, severance agreements, change of control plans, and deferred compensation arrangements, as well as equity-based compensation vehicles and incentive plans. She also advises public and private companies on compensation and benefits issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and a wide range of other transactions, domestic and international. Additionally, Kristy counsels publicly traded clients with respect to proxy statement disclosure and shareholder approval issues involving compensation arrangements for officers and directors.

Experience Highlights

  • Direct Energy in its $300 million sale of Clockwork, a home services franchise platform, to Authority Brands
  • Talara Capital Management in its $75 million line of equity commitment to Crescent Pass Energy Holdings 


Contact Details

Houston

T +1.713.758.3385
F +1.713.615.5536
kfields@velaw.com
1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002
Local time: 3:45 PM
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Kristy's Practices

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013 (Senior Executive Editor, New York University Law Review)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A., Forensic Clinical Psychology, 2008
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., Cognitive Science, 2006
  • Admitted to practice: Texas; New York