Barbara Klementz is the managing partner of the Firm's Los Angeles, Palo Alto and San Francisco offices in California. She is the chair of Baker McKenzie’s Compensation Sub Practice Group. She has practiced in the area of global equity and executive compensation for over 18 years and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Equity Organization. Barbara has authored several articles on global equity issues for the BNA Executive Compensation Journal, Journal of Corporate Taxation and San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal, among others, and she is the author of a blog on global equity related topics called the Global Equity Equation. She is also a frequent speaker on a variety of global equity topics. Barbara has been recognized as a ranked practitioner by Chambers USA 2017. Chambers states that she "consistently delivers top-notch assistance and work product, and is a true expert in the field." Barbara is admitted to private practice in California and Düsseldorf, Germany.
Victor Flores is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Compensation Sub Practice Group and focuses in the area of executive compensation and employee benefits. He advises global U.S. and non-U.S. companies – both public and private – on all aspects of executive compensation and benefits matters, including the corporate, securities and tax law, and ERISA issues arising in the implementation and administration of compensation programs. Victor also has extensive experience advising on compensation and benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, spin-offs, private equity and other corporate transactions. He also represents companies in the negotiation of executive employment, termination, and change in control and severance arrangements. Victor has been recognized as a ranked practitioner by Legal 500 USA 2018. He is a frequent author and founding member of the Compensation Connection blog. Victor is admitted to practice in California and New York.