Businesses and prospective employees have a mutual interest in a well-crafted employment contract. Having concluded an exhaustive talent search, a company wants to make its prospect happy, while protecting its own interests in case a change of direction becomes necessary. The prospective employee wants to commit wholeheartedly, but not to less-than-satisfactory terms. At this juncture, it’s important to allow a trusted attorney to negotiate terms in a dispassionate, professional and respectful manner. Attorneys at Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation have extensive experience representing businesses and senior level employees in all aspects of negotiations, including:
Businesses and employees can trust Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation to manage the process of negotiation in a way that strengthens, rather than undermines, the employer-employee relationship.
Even when parties are satisfied with the terms of an employment contract, disputes can arise when either or both fail to live up to the agreement. Our employment attorneys represent employers and employees in various disputes during and after employment. We have experience with a variety of issues, including:
Employees may find out the company misrepresented itself, that promised stock options are worthless and that, by accepting the position, the candidate suffered irreparable career damage. If proved, fraud renders the employment contract null and void, and the wronged party can seek damages.
Garcia & Gurney, A Law Corporation ALC represents businesses and employees in Northern California in negotiating, reviewing and drafting employment contracts and litigating contract disputes. For capable assistance with your employment contract issues in the San Francisco Bay Area, contact us today at 925-468-0400 or contact us online.
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