Employment Law and Executive Compensation

Rick Steiner Fell & Benowitz regularly provides counsel to employers, executives and healthcare professionals on a wide range of complex employment law matters. For decades, the firm successfully has been representing business executives, physicians and other professionals, public and private corporations, start-ups and not-for-profit organizations.  Services include the negotiation and preparation of executive employment, severance and non-competition agreements, employment transitions, including change in control, contract and bonus disputes, as well as counsel related to age and gender discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination claims. RSF&B assists corporate clients in developing employment manuals that conform to federal as well as New York and New Jersey state laws.

RSF&B 's Employment Practice represents executives, physicians, professionals, partners and employees of some of the world's preeminent businesses, including a significant number of large pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers; financial institutions, media companies, technology companies, public relations and advertising firms, private equity firms, hospitals, academic institutions and professional firms.  This includes negotiations of employment and severance agreements, non-compete, non-solicitation and trade secrets agreements, performance evaluations and improvement plans, discrimination and unlawful retaliation claims and contract and bonus disputes.

In our employment practice we represent senior executives, many of whom are corporate officers with global scope and responsibilities with major corporations in a broad spectrum of industries, including pharmaceuticals and medical devices, banking, investment banking and private-equity, in the negotiation of both employment and separation agreements and in connection with related disputes and other matters, including compensation arrangements, performance reviews, mediations, SEC investigations and non-compete and confidentiality covenants.  RSF&B also has a robust practice and expertise in the healthcare field representing a significant number of physicians in their affiliation and employment matters as well as senior industry executives.