Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse represents both executives and employers in employment-related disputes. He notes that some employers believe that terminated executives stand at a significant disadvantage when negotiating separation agreements. This leads many employers to initially refuse to engage in post-employment negotiations with executives. An employer may decide to forego negotiating with an executive post-employment because it:
Even when faced with this attitude, however, an executive can often nudge the company to negotiate by showing the risks the employer faces if it does not, such as risks associated with litigation, competition, and reputational damage. An employment lawyer can help an executive leverage these risks to persuade the company to negotiate a more fair separation package.
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