Employment Contracts Severance Agreements

Employment Agreements in New York City & Long Island

When you have accepted a position with a new company, it can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. Contact us to review all of the terms and conditions of your new employment agreement before you sign it. We will also make sure that your next step is not going to violate a previous agreement. Call the law office of Westermann Sheehy Keenan Samaan & Aydelott, LLP, in White Plains at 1-888-866-0425.

We can provide you with solid legal guidance in the following areas:

  • Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements
  • Confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements
  • Terms of compensation, including salary, bonuses, benefits, stock options, incentive compensation, severance, deferred compensation and vesting
  • Job descriptions and objectives
  • Performance goals
  • Consulting agreements
  • Retention agreements
  • Voiding existing contracts

Employment Agreements for Executives & Financial Professionals

Our lawyers have extensive experience in reviewing complex employment agreements for corporate executives and professionals in the financial investment industry. If you are a CEO, CFO, CIO or other corporate officer, an investment banker, stock broker or financial advisor, we can assist you in negotiating all aspects of your employment agreement.

Employment Agreements for Physicians & Healthcare Providers

At Westermann Sheehy Keenan Samaan & Aydelott, LLP, we have significant experience assisting doctors and health care providers in drafting and reviewing employment agreements. Our skilled attorneys can help you create and review partnership agreements, shareholder agreements and consulting contracts.

Separation & Severance Agreements

You may have received a separation or severance agreement if you were included in a reduction in force (RIF), or the business reorganized in a merger or acquisition.

At Westermann Sheehy Keenan Samaan & Aydelott, LLP, we can review your severance agreement and make sure you are protected. We will let you know if the agreement is biased toward the employer, whether it is enforceable and analyze its contents for items, including:

  • Lump-sum settlements vs. salary continuation
  • Tax implications (taxable & nontaxable compensation)
  • Outplacement services
  • COBRA rights
  • Age lists if downsized (Required by Older Workers Benefits Protection Act, OWBPA)
  • Waivers and releases
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance
  • Non-disparagement clauses
  • Arbitration clauses

You have 21 days to review a separation agreement and seven days to revoke it. Contact us at 888-866-0425 for legal advice regarding your release and severance agreements.

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