Clifford Stephan, B.S. Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Employment

Specialty Focus: Employee Compensation, Lost Wages, Human Resources, Executive Compensation, Compensation Plans, Bonuses, Wages, Employee Pay, Employee Stock Plans, ESOP, Stock Options, Bonus Pay, Incentives, Salary, Base Pay, Careers, Promotions

Education: B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Certified Compensation Professional Coursework, World at Work

Years in Practice: 15

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5+


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Principal of OneCompensation, a Silicon Valley based compensation consulting firm. • Over 15 years’ experience designing and analyzing compensation programs for organizations in technology, Pre-IPO, healthcare, and government in the Bay Area and across the US • Assess and design employee and executive pay/compensation programs (base pay, bonus, sales commissions, stock) and total earnings potential in cases • Ability to determine defensible compensation levels and expectations based on current positions held, performance, work history/experience, industry, and geographic market • Subject matter expert and advisor for employee pay, incentives, stock and career development programs Broad Industry Experience – Clients Include: • High Tech: Google, LinkedIn, Motorola Mobility, Nvidia, Brocade, Robert Half, Ebay • Healthcare: Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Stanford Healthcare, UCSF, UCLA, UCSD • Pre-IPO Clients: Eventbrite, Wickr, Trulia, PlayStudios, Tango, Tradeshift, Crowd Strike • Private Companies in Manufacturing, Distribution, ESOP Companies, Agriculture, Etc. • Other: Nonprofits, Government, and Higher Education (University of California)