P. Garth Gartrell

3078 Brooke Hollow Rd.

Fallbrook, CA 92028

garth@streeterwyatt.com

(650) 862-1664

 

Garth Gartrell founded StreeterWyatt Analytics LLC. StreeterWyatt specializes in executive compensation issues over a wide variety of industries and employers.

 

Employment/Professional Affiliation

 

StreeterWyatt Analytics LLC. 2013 to present. Founder.

 

The Croner Company. 2010-2013. Senior Consultant

 

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program. Unpaid volunteer lawyer assisting indigent clients on variety of matters including social security and immigration claims, micro business formation and tax issues, non-profit entity formation and compliance issues.

 

DolmatConnell & Partners, Inc. Menlo Park, CA. 2009 to 2010. Compensation Consultant. Managing Director and West Coast Practice Leader.

 

Greenberg Traurig, East Palo, CA. 2007-2009. Shareholder, equity compensation group.

 

Heller / Venture Law Group, Menlo Park, CA. 2002-2007. Shareholder, Chair, Executive Compensation Group.

 

Fenwick & West, Palo Alto, CA. 2000-2002. Partner, Employee Benefits Group.

 

Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, Palo Alto and San Diego, CA. 1992-2000. Partner, Chair, Employee Benefits Group, Co-managing Partner, San Diego Office.

 

Luce Forward, San Diego, CA. 1987-92. Partner and associate, tax practice.

 

Pepper Hamilton & Scheetz, Philadelphia, PA. 1987. Associate, tax practice.

 

Wyatt Company, San Diego, CA. 1984-87. Compensation consultant.

 

Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, Columbus, Ohio. 1982-84. Associate, tax practice.

 

Porter Wright Morris and Arthur, Columbus, Ohio. 1981-82. Associate, tax practice.

 

Price Waterhouse & Co., Columbus, Ohio. 1976-78; certified public accountant (1978).

 

 

Education

 

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), College of Engineering, currently enrolled, Master of Science, Data Analytics, Industrial and Systems Engineering (expected graduation, fall, 2022).

 

Harvard Law School, LLM, (1992)

 

The Ohio State University, JD, cum laude, Order of the COIF (1981)

 

Capital University, BA, magna cum laude, accounting (1976)

 

Teaching

 

Adjunct professor, University of San Diego School of Law, 1986-1990.

 

Visiting professor and Director, Graduate Tax Program, University of San Diego School of Law, 1990-92.

 

Professional

 

Author, “Executive Compensation for Emerging Growth Companies,” Thomson / Reuters (2008 with annual updates).

 

Author, “The Acquisition and Sale of Emerging Growth Companies,” Thomson / Reuters (2008).

 

Author, “409A Administration Handbook,” Thomson / Reuters (2009 with annual updates).

 

Author, “Executive Compensation: A New Era of Regulatory Reform,” (2011).

 

Certified Public Accountant, Ohio, 1978.

 

Founding editor, “California Tax Lawyer,” California Bar Association.

 

Chair, California Bar Association Section of Taxation, 1991-92.

 

Chair, Western Pension and Benefits Conference, San Diego, 1992-94.

 

President, National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, San Diego, 1993-2000.

 

Numerous articles and speeches on variety of legal, valuation and business issues.

 

Executive Committee, California Bar Association Section of Taxation, 1988-93.

 

Best Lawyers in America numerous years.

 

Best Lawyers in Northern California (San Francisco Magazine), numerous years.

 

Relevant Expert Witness Experience

 

Since 2008, I have served as a compensation expert witness in approximately fifty cases including testimony at trial or arbitration about eight times and at deposition about fifteen times. The cases have taken place in numerous states including New York, Connecticut, Kentucky, Colorado and California. The cases have typically involved breach of fiduciary duty claims or marital dissolution.

 

In Freedman v. Adams, C.A. No. 4199-VCN, FN 161 (Del. Ch. Mar. 30, 2012, aff’d Del S.Ct. 58 A.3d 414 (Del. January 14, 2013), “Executive Compensation for Emerging Growth Companies” was cited as authority for decision of Delaware Chancery Court.