New York Severance Lawyers

We started representing executives with severance agreements in 1999 and have handled hundreds of cases in most every industry.  We use a two-part process to assist executives with severance agreements.  

Two-Part Severance Process

The first step in the process is a Review and Consultation.   You send us your severance agreement and we review it.   Then we meet with you, on the phone or in person, to go over it with you.   We explain the agreement, answer your questions, make suggestions and determine if its possible to negotiate better terms.   We charge a flat fee of $650.00 for the Review & Consultation.  

The second step is Severance Negotiation.   If we determine that better terms can be negotiated, you can hire us to negotiate on your behalf.   We then contact the appropriate representative at your company (usually in-house or outside counsel) and negotiate new terms.  

We charge our standard hourly rate of $600 per hour to negotiate.   Some cases take a few hours to conclude, others take more time.  In most cases, the increase in value that we obtain greatly exceeds the legal fee that we charge but we cannot guarantee results.  

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Severance Review & Consultation

Schedule a review and consultation of your severance agreement with one of our New York severance attorneys.

Review: First, an attorney will review your agreement and determine what improvements or negotiations are possible.

Consult: Next, an attorney will meet with you, either in person or over the phone, to discuss the options for improving your agreement. We can also negotiate new terms for you.

Give us a call or fill out the form below to schedule a phone call for us to answer any preliminary questions you may have.

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