Obtaining Favorable Post-Employment Benefits
With four decades of experience protecting clients’ rights in the employment arena, the attorneys at Randolph M. James, P.C., are thoroughly equipped to help you obtain a better severance package than what your employer has offered. At the end of your employment, whether by resignation or layoff, it is important to consult with an attorney prior to agreeing to the severance package offered by your employer. Because companies often draft severance agreements to protect their own interests, it is important for employees who want their interests protected to have their own attorney review any severance agreement. Without the advice of experienced business counsel, many people sign agreements unnecessarily forfeiting their right to sue or foregoing certain benefits owed them. The attorneys at Randolph M. James, P.C., have a proven record of negotiating severance agreements for clients throughout North Carolina to increase the ultimate bundle of benefits and compensation our clients receive.
Facts About Severance Packages
The benefits you are eligible to receive after your employment is terminated may vary depending on the circumstances of your departure from your employer. Because of this, it is especially important to speak with a lawyer if you think you may have been terminated unlawfully. If you were fired for illegal reasons, you may be entitled to more compensation in your severance package than what was offered.
In any case, it helps to have a lawyer negotiate the monetary terms of your departure for several reasons: As an employee in the process of leaving your employer, you might feel uncomfortable or powerless to negotiate for better severance terms on your own. Usually, a seasoned employment counsel is best suited to maximize the compensation you receive, negotiating issues such as:
- Health insurance coverage
- Retirement benefits
- Terms of stock option redemption
Benefits Of Hiring A Zealous Employment Attorney
With highly effective North Carolina employment lawyers, our firm is positioned to maximize the compensation you receive when you leave your job. If you were fired unlawfully, our tenacious litigators fight not only for increased severance but to rectify the wrong that your employer may have committed. Renowned for our creativity, we know how to effectively negotiate compensation and severance with North Carolina employers.
For A Consultation On Your Severance Package, Contact Us Today
If you have received a severance agreement from your employer, contact the knowledgeable attorneys at Randolph M. James, P.C., to review your agreement before you sign. Call us to speak with an attorney between 8:30 am to 5:30 pm at 336-794-6194 or contact us online. We offer free parking at both of our office locations.