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Contract Disputes

Dedicated Legal Representation in New Jersey Contract Disputes

Focused on enforcing your rights under your employment contract

If you are involved in an employment contract dispute, your position and your career may be threatened. Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C., one of Northern New Jersey’s largest and most successful employment litigation law firms, can help you remedy your situation. Whether your employer has breached your contract or is accusing you of violating the terms of your agreement, our determined litigation team asserts your rights and works diligently toward a fair resolution.

Experience with breaches of complex executive compensation packages

At Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C., our employment attorneys have intimate knowledge of executive compensation packages, because we regularly negotiate terms on behalf of senior-level management. If there is a disagreement about the interpretation of language or the application of contractual terms to specific circumstances, we are ready to affirm your rights under your agreement.

Types Of Compensation Disputes

Our experience covers disputes over virtually every contingency contained in a complex executive compensation contract, including:

  • Change in control contingencies
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Incentives and performance bonuses
  • Loan terms
  • Noncompete clauses
  • Relocation assistance
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Sales commissions and compensation arrangements
  • Severance packages
  • Signing bonuses
  • Stock options
  • Titles
  • Vacation time
  • Vesting schedules

We are one of the most respected law firms in New Jersey, with the highest peer-review ratings year after year. Our depth and resources enable us to battle Fortune 500 companies and the law firms that represent them. Though we negotiate firmly, we are always cognizant of the importance of your present position at the company and your goals for your career. We represent you ethically and professionally, minimizing any negative fallout from your employment litigation.

Pursuing swift, cost-effective resolutions to employment contract disputes

When you retain Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. you can be confident that we thoroughly review all the factual and legal issues relevant to your dispute. We provide you with a clear understanding of the issues in your case and your options. Our attorneys are mindful of legal costs, so we strive to reach a positive resolution as efficiently as possible. This may mean using mediation and arbitration, where we have a solid record of success.

Speak to an experienced employment contract litigation attorney in New Jersey

Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. has the experience and resources to represent senior-level executives in employment contract litigation and to deliver positive, cost-effective results. Our attorneys serve clients in Northern New Jersey, including Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties. To schedule an initial consultation with a NJ employment mediation and arbitration lawyer at Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C., call 551-245-8894 or contact us online.

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Neil H. Deutsch

Neil H. Deutsch has been practicing law for over 35 years and is known as a skilled negotiator in employment and discrimination law. He believes in a bottom-line approach of risk analysis and cost effectiveness for his clients. "Case evaluation is something we take seriously," says Mr. Deutsch who seeks top net dollar for his…

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Bruce L. Atkins
Senior Partner

Bruce L. Atkins is regarded as one of New Jersey’s premier practitioners of employment and civil litigation. He has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers prestigious list every year since 2005.  This honor, bestowed upon a recipient by the votes of his peers, is a powerful nod to the skill Mr. Atkins brings…

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Adam J. Kleinfeldt

Adam J. Kleinfeldt joined Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. in March of 2015.  He primarily represents individuals in employment litigations such as discrimination, retaliation, and whistle blowing matters.  He has extensive experience in all phases of the litigation process. Adam has obtained significant results for some of his clients, including a $525,000 jury verdict in…

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Diane Englander Peyser

Diane Englander Peyser joined Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. in September 2018 where she represents employees in wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and discrimination matters. Prior to joining Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C., Diane represented clients in all aspects of employment law on behalf of employees involving unemployment appeals, claims of sexual harassment, LGBT discrimination, disability…

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Debra M. McGarvey

Debra M. McGarvey joined Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. in December 2019. She has extensive experience defending employees and employers in state and federal court in employment litigation matters. She has represented clients on various issues arising out of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), the…

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    Diane Englander Peyser and Bruce Atkins provided extensive subject matter knowledge and guided us through very complicated legal system; resulting in positive outcome that we could not have achieved on our own. Great office atmosphere with friendly a...

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    I am extremely satisfied with my experience with Duetsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt law firm. Diane Peyser was always attentive with any questions or concerns I had during my case. I always felt like I was her number one priority when I needed her during t...

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    I am grateful to Bruce and his firm for his professionalism and guidance. His experience and calm demeanor really helped me through a tough case. He settled it very quickly which allowed me to put it behind me and move on. I highly recommend Bruce.

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