The New York severance attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. are thoroughly experienced and qualified in negotiating equitable severance packages on behalf of our clients.
If your employer has given you notice that you are being terminated or eliminated, an immediate concern is what am I going to do, why is this happening to me, and what am I going to live on? Is it fair? What is comparable to what can be found within your industry for your position? The New York severance attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. have knowledgeable lawyers who fight for your interests and ensure some semblance of financial stability in your future. We have gained years of experience in handling diverse employment law matters, including severance packages.
Severance arrangements may include not only money, but also benefits, the termination of various options and restrictions on use of the employer’s confidential information, and on future employment. Each of these aspects has a certain worth to both you and the employer, and should be included in the discussion of what’s fair to you upon your termination from the company.
In negotiating a severance agreement, it is important to understand the employer’s rationale for letting you go and to examine and evaluate the proof that you have that the employer has actually terminated you for other reasons. It is also important to explore how others in a situation comparable to your own have been treated because an employer will not be inclined to favor you in severance arrangements over others. Nevertheless, under many circumstances, employers are willing to discuss improving the settlement deal you were originally offered.
The New York attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. work with employees at all stages of a severance package issue, whether you are negotiating an initial employment agreement with provisions of severance or you have been terminated and offered certain benefits as severance. The attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. will aggressively represent your interests in a severance package dispute, we will methodically examine and evaluate your offer to ensure that all potential issues are addressed, from the adequacy of compensation to the coverage for health insurance, allowances and other perks of the job.
The severance attorneys at the Law Office of Risman & Risman, P.C. are eager to help and discuss your concerns with you. There is no charge for the consultation. Please feel free to call us at (212) 233-6400 or contact us online