You have a new job offer -- should you speak with an attorney?
- Will it be cost effective?
- Does the lawyer have to speak with my new employer directly?
- A reasonable fixed-fee arrangement caps your cost
- Test your package against the market
- Discover additional legal terms and protections that enhance your likelihood of collecting all your compensation
- All lawyer consultations are with you, behind the scenes
- Your new employer never needs to know you consulted with a lawyer
My experience in addressing executive compensation issues:
- I served as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of two venture-backed technology companies
- I negotiated and drafted employment agreements from the companies' perspective
- Since then, I have assisted numerous executives in negotiating their new compensation packages
- My approach is based on principles I learned in successfully negotating my own tech industry compensation
Issues on which I especially enjoy counseling executives:
- How to value a stock option or restricted stock grant
- Managing the trade-off between cash compensation and equity
- Taking control of the job offer negotiation process
- What you'll know two weeks after you start that you don't know now
- What happens the moment you sit at your new desk
When executives call me after they have been terminated, and are seeking severance packages, most admit they were too proud to seek help when
negotiating their original job offer, or that they simply did not realize what was available to them for the asking before they signed on the
Give me a call, initial consultations are always without obligation.