Are you starting a new job and need help negotiating a severance agreement? Have your rights as an employee been violated?
An employment lawyer can assist you in drafting a severance agreement, reaching a settlement, or filing a lawsuit.
Award-winning attorney Charles Hoge in San Diego, CA, can protect your rights and your best interests.
How Our San Diego Law Firm Helps Clients in Cases Involving Employment Law
Negotiate a Severance Package
If you are considering a job offer, or being let go from your place of employment, you may be in a position to negotiate a separation agreement or severance package. A lawyer versed in employment law can help you obtain terms that fairly benefit you.
Evaluate Your Case
San Diego attorney Charlie Hoge will review your case to evaluate the events that led to your legal dispute. Our employment lawyer can determine if your rights were violated under state and federal labor laws, and help you take the proper legal recourse.
Explain Your Legal OptionsIf you have a viable lawsuit, we can walk you through your legal options. At Hoge Law Firm in San Diego, lawyer Charlie Hoge will advise you if it is in your best interest to come to an agreement out of court, such as in mediation or arbitration. If so, our employment law attorney can make the arrangements on your behalf.
Request a Consultation Today Discuss Your Case with an Award-Winning Employment Attorney
Your career is one of your most valuable assets. If yours has been jeopardized or disrupted in a way that leaves you in a position to negotiate severance or take legal action, you have everything to gain by choosing an attorney who can protect your best interests.
- Top Lawyers 2016 (Los Angeles Magazine/Martindale Hubbell)
- Top Attorneys in San Diego 2016 (San Diego Magazine/Martindale Hubbell)
- Best Lawyers in America for 2016, 2017, and 2018 (Commercial Litigation and Employment Law-Management)
- Super Lawyers honors every year since the award was created
Trust your livelihood to an attorney who has earned the accolades of leaders throughout the field of employment law. To request your consultation, complete our online form or call our La Jolla law firm directly:
“If you are being let go from your place of employment, you may be in a position to negotiate a severance package or separation agreement.”
A Closer Look at Severance Pay
Negotiating Severance Packages and Separation Agreements
Hoge Law Firm in San Diego has advised employers in employment disputes and defended employment claims for over 30 years. Employment disputes are usually emotionally charged on both sides, and the firm understands how to prevent or minimize the impact of employment actions that may result in litigation. With respect to disputes that do proceed to litigation, the firm understands the risks and applicable law so as to advise employers on how to best defend employment claims.
Based on that experience, the firm also has advised many departing or recently departed employees through severance negotiation and execution of separation agreements. There are many considerations on both sides in approaching those negotiations, and the firm’s experience and insight into those considerations are highly valuable in pursuing negotiated separation terms.
Our Employment Lawyer's Approach
Time and Money
Excellent legal defense is expensive, and a lawsuit can take a very long time to resolve. Charlie Hoge has been involved in enough employment and business litigation to know what going to court will cost in terms of both time and money, and he can use this insight to persuade an employer to agree to a settlement that serves your best interests.
Employment law matters are rarely quiet or discreet. Word gets around, and depending on the situation and how it is handled, it can take a devastating toll on morale among current employees. Then again, it could also win a new level of respect among their workforce. Charlie Hoge can help employers understand the potential outcome of how they pursue resolution.
It has never been easier to let a large audience know exactly how you feel about a former employer. There are many online forums that job seekers and current employees alike explore every day. Charlie Hoge can help employers understand how the way they choose to handle the employment law matter at hand will affect their ability to attract and retain excellent employees.
"Trust your livelihood to an attorney who has earned the accolades of leaders throughout the field of employment law."