Severance & Employment Agreements

We Protect Your Interests Regarding Employee Separation And Severance Agreements

When an employee is terminated, laid off or leaves the company to pursue other opportunities, a variety of issues can arise. When hiring, many businesses require employees to sign employment contracts that contain provisions governing the possibility that the employer/employee relationship might sever in the future. When an employee departs, the employer may attach a general release to the severance package. While every case has unique circumstances, disputes concerning severance, non-competition and employee non-solicitation restrictions have become commonplace.

At Markus & Sheridan, LLP, we represent executives, managers, employees and business owners throughout Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area. Whether an employee was terminated due to downsizing, a merger or performance, employment and separation agreements should be reviewed by experienced legal counsel on behalf of all parties.

Negotiating Employment Terms

If you are an employee leaving your employer or endeavoring on a new employment opportunity, or a business owner facing a potential violation of a restrictive covenant by your former employee, our employee separation/severance agreement attorneys can help protect your rights during every step of the process. From negotiating the terms of the separation, or enforcing the terms of an employment agreement, to counseling you on a new employment opportunity, our lawyers will let you know what your options are and how to proceed.

We negotiate and draft a wide range of severance and employment agreements, including provisions for non-competition and non-solicitation. If a breach of contract occurs, we can provide skilled representation in the mediation, arbitration or litigation of your employment dispute.

To protect your professional relationship call our law offices in Westchester County or New York City at 914-241-6300 or 212-682-1115 or send us an email via the contact form, below.

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