July 18, 2024

Job Negotiation and Contract Review

Job Negotiation and Contract Review

Experienced financial industry attorney and former securities regulator and prosecutor to negotiate, review and revise employment agreements on behalf of Registered Representatives, Traders, Quantitative Analysts, Financial Planners, Investment Bankers, Registered Investment Advisors and others to protect their interests, rather than the firm.

Issues such as:

  • Compensation Agreements
  • Promissory Notes and “Purported” Forgivable Loans
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Bonus Agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Negotiating employment agreements
  • Intellectual Property Issues
  • Securities Employee Stock Option and Stock Share Agreements


Don’t wait until you leave your current firm and need to transition clients before you retain counsel to negotiated and draft or revise a written agreement with a new employer which will protect your rights years down the road if things do not work out as planned and you wish to change firms or oral promises made about books of business, type of business, assistant help which will be provided, bonus, transition assistance were not kept and have nothing to prove what was represented to you. By having qualified counsel involved with your potential new employer early in negotiations you very well could avoid the need for expensive litigation later. The firm has represented hundred of securities employees across the country and world in negotiating, reviewing and revising agreements in dealings with their future employers, so as to as to avoid any future issues. The Meissner firm handles such matters on either an hourly or reasonable flat fee basis, based on the complexity of the issues involved. By also having had the FINRA employment arbitration experience in relation to such disputes, the firm is aware of the areas that should be covered within such agreements, so as to avoid issues down the road.