Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer assists employers as they plan for and execute discharges, reductions in force, layoffs, mergers, acquisitions, and other significant employment restructuring. By advising clients as to appropriate legal strategies, we are able to assist companies by reducing the risks of litigation and discrimination claims arising out of these employment decisions.
In the fast-paced employment arena, employment decisions can often have dramatic, yet unintended, effects on business. Given our resources, our employment law attorneys are able to identify and limit potential exposure in any type of significant corporate change, such as mergers and acquisitions.
At Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer, lawyers from different departments work together to prepare retention incentive and severance pay plans, review executive employment agreements to identify possible stock acceleration and severance payment requirements, advise employers as to successorship status, review the requirements of collective bargaining agreements and determine their impact upon the sale, and analyze the fiscal impact upon the sale, and analyze the fiscal impact that these decisions may have upon an employer’s business.