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Mahwah, New Jersey Employment Lawyers Offering Severance Agreement Reviews
If you were worked in Mahwah or somewhere else in New Jersey or New York, then you should consider having one of our employment lawyers review your severance agreement for you.
Severance packages are almost always prepared by lawyers working for your employer. As a result, they typically contain provisions that require you waive important legal rights. For example, they often include releases requiring you to give up your right to file a lawsuit against your former employer, non-disparagement provisions prohibiting you from saying anything negative about the company or its employees and other provisions that may not be in your best interests. In some instances, they even include non-compete provisions and other restrictive covenants that could limit your ability to work in your industry or field for a period of months or years. As a result, it can be extremely important that you fully understand both the language of the agreement and its significance before you sign it.Experienced Employment Law Attorneys
Our employment law attorneys are experienced at reviewing severance agreements and explaining them to our clients in plain English. We will make sure you understand the agreement and help you decide whether you should sign it or hire an employment lawyer to negotiate better terms. We can evaluate whether you have a legal claim or another basis to negotiate a better package.
For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Severance Agreements or read our blog article: What to Consider Before Accepting a Severance AgreementHire an Employment Law Expert
We can help if you want to have an employment lawyers review your severance agreement, or if you want to talk to an employment lawyer about increasing the amount of termination pay you have been offered or otherwise improving the agreement. We welcome you to contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers to review your agreement. Our telephone number is (973) 744-4000.Interesting Facts About Mahwah, New Jersey
The Township of Mahwah, New Jersey is geographically the largest town in Bergen County. Located in the Ramapo Mountains in northern Bergen County, Mahwah was incorporated in 1944. It is the home of approximately 26,000 people, as well as the Campgaw Mountain Reservation, Darlington County Park, and Ramapo Valley Reservation. Many large corporations have major offices in Mahwah, including Striker Orthopedic, Sharp Electronics, TD Bank, and UPS. Mahwah borders the towns of Upper Saddle River, Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes, Ramsey, Oakland, Ringwood and Allendale, New Jersey, and Suffern New York.Directions From Mahwah
Our office is easy to reach from Mahwah. Just take Route 17 South to the Garden State Parkway South. Exit the parkway exit 154 for Route 46-W. Continue on Route 46 until you see Valley Road. Make a right onto Valley Road and turn left for the U-turn toward Montclair. In a few miles you will turn right onto Bellevue Avenue, and then take a quick left into Upper Montclair Plaza. We are located at 52 Upper Montclair Plaza in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Call us to schedule an appointment at (973) 744-4000.