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Employment Lawyers Negotiating Severance Packages

Some companies offer severance packages to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. For example, companies often pay severance to employees whose jobs are eliminated or downsized as part of a mass layoff or reduction in force. Our employment lawyers can help negotiate your severance package.

At many companies, the amount of pay an employee is entitled to receive is calculated based on one or two weeks’ of salary for each year he or she has worked for the company. However, policies and practices vary greatly from one company to another in many important respects including who is entitled to receive severance pay and how much they are entitled to receive.

Experienced Negotiators

Our employment law attorneys are experienced at negotiating severance packages for employees in New Jersey and New York. If you have been wrongfully terminated or otherwise unfairly fired but were not offered a severance package, our attorneys can negotiate with your employer. Likewise, if your employer offered you a termination package we can work to increase the amount you are entitled to receive or to modify or remove undesirable provisions such as a non-compete agreement or a non-disparagement clause.

Contact an Experienced Employment Lawyer

If you need a lawyer to review or negotiate your severance package, we can help. Please contact us online or call us at (973) 744-4000 to schedule a meeting with one of our employment lawyers. We represent employees who live and work in Tenafly and throughout New Jersey, as well as in New York City and in Westchester County and Rockland County New York.

About Tenafly

The Borough of Tenafly is located along the Hudson River in Bergen County, New Jersey. It was incorporated in 1894. Prior to that, Tenafly was part of Palisades Township. As of 2010, Tenafly had 14,488 residents.

A diverse town, Tenafly has large Korean and Jewish populations. In fact, as of the 2010 census 15.4% of Tenafly’s residents described themselves as Korean. The Borough borders the towns of Cresskill, Bergenfield and Englewood. Its famous residents have included musician Glenn Miller, actress Mira Sorvino, women’s rights advocate Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Congressman Steve Rothman.

Directions to Our Office From Tenafly

If you live in Tenafly, our office is easy to reach. Take Route 4 West to the Garden State Parkway South. Continue on the Garden State for approximately 5.6 miles until you reach Exit 154. Take the exit and merge onto Route 46 West, which you will follow until you reach Valley Road. Turn right onto Valley Road and take the U-turn on your left. Proceed until you reach Bellevue Avenue, where you will take another right. The next left will be Upper Montclair Plaza, which is right before the movie theater. Our building is at 52 Upper Montclair Plaza in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.

Please call us today to schedule a consultation to review your severance package or to discuss another one of your employment law rights. Our telephone number is (973) 744-4000. We look forward to meeting with you and helping to enforce your rights as an employee.

Client Reviews
"I worked with Jonathan Nirenberg, ESQ on a sensitive emotional employment matter. Mr. Nirenberg was quick to respond, offered excellent advice, and always followed up with phone calls or emails when needed. My situation was settled out of court within a short period of time with the best possible results for not just me but also for the employer. Highly recommend and would seek his help again if needed..." Linda Busch, PhD
"We've had the pleasure of working with Jonathan on multiple individual and class employment cases. Jonathan is a skilled, dedicated and caring attorney that works diligently to bring justice for his clients. We would recommend Jonathan as a legal resource for any employment cases." Stephan Zouras, LLP
"I felt alone and without a voice, until I hired Jonathan I. Nirenberg of Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Mr. Nirenberg represented me in an employment matter. Without his help, I know that I would not have had the extremely successful outcome I had. Jonathan was not only professional, but very empathetic to what happened to me. Jonathan gave me support, and options in relation to a challenging employer/employment situation which was an extremely difficult time in my life..." Shelly Smith