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Employment Contracts

Law Firm Skilled in NJ Contract Negotiations

Extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts

Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. is one Northern New Jersey’s largest plaintiffs employment law firms. We draw on our vast experience representing management and senior-level executives to assist employees during contract negotiations. Our attorneys strive to minimize your risks while maximizing the rewards under your new contract. We help you prioritize your goals, and then we negotiate firmly to achieve those goals. We advance your interests as expeditiously and cost-effectively as possible.

Negotiating contracts to benefit your business

When negotiating your employment contract, our New Jersey attorneys make sure no detail gets overlooked. We have decades of experience dealing with executive compensation packages, so we do everything possible to enhance your total compensation and provide for unfortunate contingencies. We are meticulous about protecting you from future contract disputes, litigation and breaches.

Issues Found In Business Contracts

A comprehensive employment contract may cover issues such as:

  • Compensation
  • Performance metrics
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Employment benefits
  • Bonuses
  • Health benefits
  • Pension plans
  • Stock options
  • Severance packages

An attorney should be involved before negotiations begin

In this competitive job market, many candidates undervalue their contributions to the hiring company. They delay bringing an employment attorney on board to negotiate their contracts, because they don’t want to appear ungrateful for the offer. But the fact is that companies expect you to be represented, so it’s much more comfortable to bring in an attorney at the beginning of the process than to wait until talks go awry. At Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C., we understand the market for executives of your caliber, so we can negotiate firmly from the outset. We are also mindful of building a strong foundation for the years you will spend at your new firm, so we represent you with the dignity you expect and deserve.

Consult a New Jersey employment attorney for your executive compensation contract

The attorneys at Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. want to be your negotiating partner from start to finish. We serve senior-level executives in Northern New Jersey, including Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties, and New York City. Call us at 551-245-8894 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.

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Neil H. Deutsch

About 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…

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Bruce L. Atkins
Senior Partner

About 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…

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Adam J. Kleinfeldt

About 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…

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Diane Englander Peyser

About 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,…

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Debra M. McGarvey

About 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),…

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    Thrilled with our experience with the firm. It was a challenging case for sure, and Adam worked tirelessly to ensure we came out on top. His knowledge of the law and the "system" is first rate. I was prepared to walk away on a few occasions when t...

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    Alex Cauchon

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    I had an remarkable experience with this firm. Diane Peyser and Bruce Atkins and team were informative, responsive, and tenacious. I could not have asked for better representation.

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    Afraz Haque

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    I would gladly recommend Debra because of her attention to detail and her willingness to go out of her way to educate clients about how to achieve the best possible outcomes. She is a great advocate and a pleasure to work with.

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    Joe Fleischer

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    Deutsch Atkins & Kleinfeldt, P.C. is simply the BEST legal organization to have on your side and work with. Period! The entire organization worked as an extremely efficient, accurate, responsive and in a VERY professional manner at all times. Absol...

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    I spoke to Diane Peyser who helped me clearly understand how to navigate my very difficult situation. Her expertise was exemplary, and her ability to help calm my concerns was excellent. My blood pressure literally went down after speaking with her...

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