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Employment Contracts & Severance Agreements in San Francisco

Help From Experienced Legal Professionals

Severance agreements and employment contracts are often notorious for being filled with challenging nuances that are hard to understand. At the same time, severance agreements and employment contracts that are carefully drafted and reviewed can yield a great payout and can protect your future opportunities. If you need assistance drafting an employment contract or severance agreement, it is crucial to the final outcome of the contract to hire a skilled San Francisco employment attorney.

Negotiate Your Employment Contract with Help from Stewart & Musell, LLP

Do you need assistance creating an employment contract with a prospective employer? Are you in need of help as you take action against a current employer for breaching an employment contract? Stewart & Musell, LLP can help! Your employment contract can specify terms and conditions, such as the following:

  • Wages, hours, salary, and overtime pay
  • Employment benefits
  • Stock options
  • Length of employment

An employment contract can help ensure that both you and an employer completely understand and comply with agreed-upon rights, obligations, and responsibilities. Our San Francisco employment lawyers can draft an enforceable employment contract to ensure that your rights are covered and make sure that your employer upholds their duties under the contract.

Holding Former Employers Accountable

A severance agreement is a contract between an employer and employee that specifies the terms of an employment termination. Like any contract, a severance agreement must be carefully drafted and enforced. We can offer the following services for severance agreements:

  • Fight for a balanced and fair release of claims
  • Hold employers responsible for paying any money owed
  • Hold employers liable for past promises - verbal or in writing - and enforce cooperation
  • Negotiate for how references will be provided or how employment information will be handled with potential future employers
  • Draft a severance agreement that considers termination, payment, benefits, references, return of company property, or release of claims against the employer

We are experienced in a wide range of employment law matters and can evaluate your severance agreement. Whether you work in the public or private sector, we can put our knowledge to work to ensure that your former employer is making an offer that is fair in your profession or industry.

Our San Francisco Employment Attorney Can Work to Protect Your Rights

At Stewart & Musell, LLP, we are dedicated to protecting public and private employees' civil rights from being unnecessarily violated in a contract or agreement. With nearly 30 years of combined experience, we can be trusted to meticulously draft a contract or agreement that can protect your rights.

In light of the recent economic downturn, we know that job security is a rare gift for many employees in the public and private sectors. Safeguard your rights today and contact Stewart & Musell, LLP.