Employment & Executive Compensation

Employment law is a broad area encompassing all areas of the employer/employee relationship except the negotiation process covered by labor law and collective bargaining. Employment law is governed by thousands of Federal and State statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions. Sandstrum Law can assist you with the following:

  • Establishing the employment relationship, including hiring & the on-boarding process
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks and Policies & Human Resources
  • Employment law compliance & compliance audits
  • Risk assessment and contract management
  • Privacy & Data security
  • Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentialtiy/Non-Disclosure agreements
  • Employment laws & regulations (including wage, hour and benefits)
  • Employment discrimination laws
  • Proper termination/discharge of employees
  • Wrongful termination
  • Employment disputes

Equity compensation is non-cash pay that represents ownership in a company. This type of compensation can take many forms, including stock options, restricted stock, performance awards or shares, phantom stock/equity, stock appreciation rights, profit interests, warrants, employee stock options etc. Key Employee or Executive compensation plans can be structured as non-cash or cash or a combination of both.
Sandstrum Law can assist you with the following:

  • Review, discussion & preparation of various equity compcsation structures
  • General taxation of equity compensation awards (all tax issues should be confirmed by your qualified accountant)
  • Compliance with various Federal & State regulations
  • Federal & State Securities law considerations
  • Shareholder. Member or Partner approval requirements
  • Key Employee. Manager or Director compensation (cash or non-cash)
  • Commissions & Bonus structures, etc.
  • Equity/Executive compensation disputes
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