Severance Agreement Evaluations: Achieving Optimal Benefits through Legal Representation with Attorney Justin M. Cordello - A Critical Insight


Employees routinely are presented with severance agreements when their employment has been terminated. Severance agreements are binding legal documents that function as contracts with significant implications for the employee. For instance, the employee will often be releasing their employer from liability for any and all claims they may have related to their employment in exchange for a lump sum monetary amount. Severance agreements often include non-disparagement and confidentiality clauses and non-compete covenants which have long lasting impacts on an employee’s work life.

Key Questions from Plaintiff:

  • What were the facts and circumstances that gave rise to the employer’s decision to terminate the employee?
  • Does the employee have any basis to request an enhancement of the severance benefits that are being offered?
  • Is the employee required to sign the severance agreement?


Through timely legal representation by Justin M. Cordello, clients routinely request their severance agreements be reviewed his law firm. This severance review helps clients determine their best options moving forward be it signing the severance agreement, negotiating for an enhanced severance benefit or litigating their claims. Severance evaluation is highly individualized based upon a client’s unique goals and career aspirations.

Hundreds of

Participants in the civil case

3-4 Weeks

Range of length of cases

$Hundreds of Thousands in Severance Benefits

Compensation recovered

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