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Severance Packages

Severance Review & Consultation

We recently represented a C-level executive who was pushed out of a technology company. Her initial severance offer did not include compensation for the huge loss in unvested equity she incurred as a result of the termination. She could of signed the offer and moved on with her life. But, instead she hired us and after a few weeks of negotiation and a mediation session, she signed a far better deal and felt good about the outcome.

Not every severance negotiation involves C-suite compensation issues. In some cases, an increase in health coverage or a few months salary can make a big difference. We once had a client who only wanted to keep his company car (it was Porshe 911).

Every severance package is unique. Some companies provide employees with fair agreements and generous payments and there is nothing the executive can do but say “thank you” as they leave. Other cases involve gross violations of the law, but most fall somewhere in the middle.

We offer a Severance Review & Consultation for a flat fee. It’s a good way to get a thorough review of your severance agreement to determine if your offer is fair, identify potential traps and assess any potential leverage points. It’s fast and efficient. You simply send us your severance package and we review it and then meet with you in person or over the phone.

We have been helping executives with severance agreements since 1999. We have reviewed and negotiated hundreds of severance packages and we can help you.

How to Find Us in San Francisco

Our office is conveniently located at 535 Mission Street, 14th Floor in Downtown San Francisco. Please call ahead to schedule a consultation.

Ottinger Employment Lawyers
535 Mission St 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 325-2088

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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Contact us at (415) 325-2088 to see if we can help you. Directions to our SF Office.

Client Reviews
Wonderful Experience working with the Ottinger Firm! I was upset and very emotional after losing my job. The attorneys at the firm were very patient, caring and knowledgeable. They fought for me and won! Candith J.
Everybody at this firm was helpful, thorough, and knew what they were doing! They efficiently managed to get results. Any questions I had were answered with depth. The process in which they work made things feel very at ease when it came to the case I hired them for. I would highly recommend this firm! Christian S.
I never hesitate to recommend Robert Ottinger to friends and family. He is thoughtful, responsive, realistic in managing expectations, an expert in employment law and really cares about helping people with their employment situations. I'm grateful for the help he has provided to me Amy Z.
Thank you to the Ottinger firm for taking our case, fighting for us and getting positive results. When a business does not pay you what you are owed and you want results, The Ottinger firm is your go to! Robin H.