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Severance Agreement Review Attorney

St. Louis, Missouri Severance Agreement Review Attorney

Attorney Jason M. Finkes, located in St. Louis, Missouri,  provides legal counsel and guidance to employees who are presented with a severance package as a result of loyal service to an employer.  Clients commonly seek Mr. Finkes’s legal counsel as to whether the terms of the agreement are reasonable and what an employee’s options are as part of the end of the employment agreement.  Often questions involve whether there are other potential liability matters at issue including potential retaliation, discrimination or wrongful termination questions at issue.

Severance Agreement Negotiation and Review Legal Counsel

In appropriate cases, Mr. Finkes serves as legal counsel on behalf of employees in negotiating fair and appropriate severance terms.  Such advocacy may include re-writing potential problem clauses within the agreement and negotiate the most fair and beneficial several lump sum settlement possible under the circumstances of each particular case.  Mr. Finkes will also advise clients as to the standard industry practices as to the full range of benefits commonly made part of a severance package agreement.

Severance Package Review Law Firm

Some employees Mr. Finkes advises simply want to confirm that the proposed agreement is reasonable.  Other employees may have not been offered a severance agreement but seek out Mr. Finkes’ legal counsel to determine whether or not such an agreement may be available if sought from the employer properly.

Liability Issues Relating to Severance Agreements

Often in some instances, severance agreements are proposed by an employer to avoid more significant liability, including in cases involving possible sexual harassment allegations, age discrimination complaints or issues of retaliation for an employee engaging in protected activities.  Mr. Finkes advises clients in cases where there are aggravating circumstances that may result in more significant severance proposals for the employer to avoid inevitable liability.

Missouri Severance Agreement Enforceability

Severance agreements under Missouri law are to the most extent enforceable under basic principles of contract law.  Mr. Finkes is further well-versed in counseling clients in WARN liability in age discrimination matters, and other enforceability issues relating to severance agreements and golden parachute agreements.  Mr. Finkes advices clients on severance issues relating to wage and benefits, payment for accumulated sick and vacation pay, COBRA benefits and out-placement services.

Representing Employees in Severance Agreement Disputes

Mr. Finkes advises a variety of employees in severance negotiations, including executives, managers, sales persons, office employees and other employees. The firm has extensive knowledge and experience properly drafting, reviewing and negotiating severance package agreements.

Contact a Missouri Severance Agreement Attorney

Contact attorney Jason Finkes directly to further discuss a severance agreement package matter.  Mr. Finkes can be reached at (314) 721-3320 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it