Severance Agreement Attorneys in Oklahoma City
Severance agreements are employment contracts that outline the terms of an employee's release from the company, including the pay and benefits offered. In almost all severance agreements, there will be a clause that states the employee will not sue the employer in exchange. Employees are not obligated to sign these agreements, although some employers may pressure a worker to do so.
At Mazaheri Law Firm, we can review and negotiate severance agreements for employees and employers. We have broad experience handling agreements across different industries and are well-versed in the unique dynamics of certain fields.
Severance agreements should include clear details regarding:
- Exact date of termination
- Severance pay
- Unused vacation time
- Bonus pay
- Insurance benefits
- Company stock options
- Confidentiality clauses
- Non-compete clauses
Severance agreements can be complex and include confusing language that you may not fully understand. An attorney can help you decipher the legalese and help you better understand the fine details of a contract. There is also the financial aspect of it - will you be walking away with a fair settlement, or will you miss out on essential financial incentives such as extended pay or even extended healthcare coverage? An attorney can review the benefits package and even counter with a better offer. Most importantly, agreements can be negotiated. An employment lawyer has the tact and skill to be able to navigate through negotiations while maximizing the perks of a severance package.
Preserving Your Interests
We have represented employees such as high-level executives and professionals, and employers such as small businesses and individual entrepreneurs. Our attorneys can apply our deep knowledge and insight to protect your professional and business interests. We are proactive, creative, and aggressive when it comes to safeguarding the rights of our clients.
When Breach of Contract Occurs, We Can Help.
Should breach of contract disputes arise, we will advocate on your behalf. Our employment law attorneys take a proactive approach to dispute resolution, seeking an efficient outcome that is in your best professional interests.
We also represent the interests of contractors or freelancer professionals who are seeking to protect their interests by creating sound employment contracts. Should these contracts need to be enforced because they are not being paid appropriately for their work, we are equipped to handle those disputes.
Employment contracts and agreements create a framework and rules for the work agreement between an employer and employee. These documents structure that arrangement both while the individual is employed and for a certain period of time after he or she leaves the company. At Mazaheri Law Firm, PLLC, we provide representation to both employers and employees in employment contract matters. This includes the drafting and creation, negotiation, and enforcement of all employment agreements. We are equipped to handle any type of contract issues, including severance agreements, non-compete agreements and nondisclosure agreements.
Oklahoma City Employment Contract Attorney
Our attorneys are available to assist both employers and employees in the initial drafting and negotiating of these contracts, reviewing all documents to ensure that the clients' interests are protect, both in the current employment arrangement and after the employee has left the company.
Should breach of contract disputes arise, we will advocate on your behalf. Our attorneys take a proactive approach to dispute resolution, seeking an efficient outcome that is in your best professional interests. We also represent the interests of contractors or freelancer professionals who are seeking to protect their interests by creating sound employment contracts. Should these contracts need to be enforced because they are not being paid appropriately for their work, we are equipped to handle those disputes.
Contact our Oklahoma City law firm to learn more about how we can represent your interests in employment contract matters.
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