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We will help to increase your severance pay and benefits. Get help with your severance agreement. Our severance lawyers review and negotiate on your behalf for any industry and any employee, offering flat rates so you know what you are spending.

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Your employment severance package is a binding agreement between you and your company that needs a legal review. Severance Lawyers help you navigate, review, and negotiate severance disclosures from anywhere in the United States for any industry and position level. 

We know receiving a severance package can be challenging and overwhelming. Our reviews, recommendations, and negotiations for over a thousand severance agreements show our attention to our clients’ needs. Your protection and best interests are considered every step of the way.

Severance Lawyers is an award-winning law firm with an unflinching commitment to helping clients transition from their former employers as smoothly and as successfully as possible. 

We are dedicated to ensuring you get the most out of your severance package. Since 2006, we have been selected by our peers to the Super Lawyers List for Employment Law and Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Employment Law and named Best Lawyers.

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What To Do Before Signing Your Severance Package

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When you receive your severance agreement from your Human Resource department, there are several things you will want to do before signing the documents.

  1. Have it professionally reviewed by severance lawyers. 
  2. Discuss with your employment severance lawyer the terms of your agreement, why job termination is occurring, and comments or changes your lawyer proposes.
  3. Make necessary changes and input any other things you might receive.
  4. Negotiate.

Severance packages can come with a lot of legal jargon. We restate the legalities and discuss review points to your document in terms you will understand. Our employment lawyers offer flat-rate severance reviews. Call us today for more information.

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Severance Review

Flat-Rate at $600

Your severance agreement should benefit you, not just your employer. Severance and non-compete clause reviews are beneficial to gain the most information from your package and go forward with any necessary negotiations. A severance review allows you to take time and have a severance lawyer look over the terms of the package. Your employment lawyer will review, recommend, and discuss your documents and what more you can put in them for your benefit. We also understand the impact that severances can have on you and your family in the long term. Our team is here to help you get the most out of your situation.

Severance Negotiation

Once you have your severance documents reviewed, you have the opportunity to negotiate additional terms. You can take the amendments to Human Resource departments yourself, or our employment severance lawyers can negotiate on your behalf. Severance negotiations are essential for getting the most out of your severance. These negotiations will ensure you have the right plan in place as you sign your severance package, protecting your bottom line as much as your employer is protecting theirs. Our severance lawyers help with any questions and explanations in negotiations.

Severance by State

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We specialize in helping employees across the United States and Washington D.C. We know that each state has different laws and employment standards. We are a team of specialists serving as employment severance lawyers licensed to practice in each state. 

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Featured Articles

As you go through your severance package review process, you will have many questions. Severance Lawyers want to help address those questions so you know all that is happening and feel comfortable with your final severance agreement. Read our articles to help understand more about negotiations, reviews, non-compete clauses, taxes, and more.

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What’s Typical in a Severance Package, and What Should I Ask For?

By Tom McKinney | June 9, 2022

If you’ve recently been terminated and received a severance agreement, it may be for a number of reasons. Perhaps your employer is seeking to avoid lawsuits. Maybe there are issues that they wish to address […]

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The Consideration Period: How Long Do I Have to Sign a Severance Agreement?

By Tom McKinney | May 10, 2022

If your employer decides to terminate your job, you may be given a severance agreement that requires you to waive your right to sue for wrongful termination based on age, race, sex, disability, and other […]

Can a non-compete keep you from working?

By Tom McKinney | February 12, 2020

If you are in the market for a new job or freelance gig, don’t be surprised if you’re asked to sign a non-compete agreement as a condition of employment. You may also be asked to […]

Can a company take back severance pay?

By Tom McKinney | February 10, 2020

Most employers provide severance pay only to employees who have lost their job through no fault of their own – such as a layoff or reduction in force. Severance pay varies from employer to employer […]

The Importance of Reviewing a Severance Agreement

By Tom McKinney | January 6, 2017

While employers are not legally required to offer severance packages, most employers provide post-termination benefits to employees in a severance agreement. Severance agreements typically include a compensation package for the terminated employee, along with employer […]

Can I negotiate with my company to increase the amount of the severance pay?

By Tom McKinney | November 4, 2016

The severance agreement and severance pay being offered to you is the initial offer from the company.  All severance agreements can be negotiated to work on trying to increase the benefits being offered to you.  […]