Kristi focuses her practice on the areas of ERISA and employee benefits, employment and labor law, and business and finance. She reviews and consults on a variety of qualified plan issues, including drafting, revising, and terminating 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, ESOPs and pension plans. Kristi also assists plan sponsors in evaluating and cost-effectively resolving a wide range of plan failures, including drafting complicated correction applications under the IRS Voluntary Correction Program when necessary. She advises plan sponsors and others on a variety of employee benefits and qualified and non-qualified plan issues, including those related to mergers and acquisitions, trusts and estates (in particular with respect to required minimum distributions), welfare plan compliance (including ACA), and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, among other aspects of employment law.
Prior to practicing law, Kristi was an English Language Center faculty member at Brigham Young University, where she taught English as a second language to adult international students and oversaw the second language writing curriculum.
When she is not at work, Kristi enjoys an active life. She is an avid Arizona Wildcats fan, and enjoys hiking and running. She also loves spending time with her family and is an avid reader.