SF Bay Area ~ Silicon Valley Employment Lawyer

I coach current & former Employees ~ Admins ~ Execs ~ Mgrs ~ Tech ~ Professionals

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Being pushed out?  Hostile work environment? Dysfunctional management?   Have you been told you will be laid-off?   Recently fired under sketchy circumstances?   Have a package but don’t like what you see?   Wonder if you can do better?   Need a FREE consultation and friendly conversation?  Let’s talk…I’ll give you an honest opinion.

As a Greater Bay Area Employment Separation & Severance Lawyer, profile-picI help you retain financial security, continuing benefits, capturing lost equity value and deferred compensation, earned incentive comp., your professional reputation and ability to work for whomever you wish,    You need to protect your career story while effecting a graceful transition to move forward with peace of mind & well-being.

The scope of my engagements:

The scope of my engagements:

  • One on One Personal Coaching
  • Separation Timing, Notice & Tactics
  • Optimizing Severance Pay & Terms
  • UI, COBRA, Benefits Continuation Issues
  • Afterglow Considerations

Legal analysis for California based employees:

  • Severance Package and Releases Review
  • Non-Compete Clauses
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Equity Protection & Cash-Outs
  • Restrictive Covenants

Who my clients work for:

  • Technology Start-ups
  • Fortune 1000 Companies
  • Mid-Sized Companies
  • Private & Non-Profit Employers
  • Global Employers

Typical benefits my clients receive:

  • One on One Communication with Attorney from start to finish: No adminstrators, paralegals, clerks.
  • Transformational Thinking & Planning
  • Better Money, Terms, Agreements, Planning
  • Attorney Review of Potential Legal Claims (CA Only)

Experience Counts – Greater Bay Area Employment Separation & Severance Lawyer

The following alphabetical company list provides a small snapshot of my clients’ employers and the scope of my practice experience, but does not suggest these companies have engaged in any wrongdoing or that the company listed, my client, or I have entered into any specific dispute resolution. Suffice to say, I have gained insight into the human resources practices of these employers through my practice. Every client situation is unique; every outcome is determined by the nature of that dispute, the personalities involved, and efficacy of the facts and claims.

  • AMAZON  LAB126
  • APPLE inc
  • Bank of america
  • Bio-rad
  • BlackRock
  • Cisco Systems
  • chevron
  • Del Monte Foods
  • Dreyers Grand
  • eBay – Paypal
  • Facebook
  • Genetech
  • Google
  • HYUNDAI CAPITAL AMERICA
  • INTEL
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Logitech
  • Maxim
  • NetApp
  • Safeway Stores
  • SanminA-SCI
  • Seagate Technology
  • Space Systems Loral
  • tesla motors
  • WELLS  FARGO BANK
  • Xilinx
  • Yahoo!
  • Zeiss Optical

Relevant Career Training

  • Employment lawyer;  civil litigation experience in California, Washington & Alaska.
  • National trainer for senior consultants managing corporate relationships
  • Business consultant & practice leader with top tier consulting firms
  • Board of Governors (former); Society of Human Resource Management
  • Harvard MBA Graduate Leadership Program; Crossroads Transformational Leadership Consulting; Juris Doctorate, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Adjunct Professor or Law: Business Organizations, Employment Law, USVLS
  • Practicing employment law attorney;   Law Offices of Thomas C. Walker
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