Attorney for ProfessionalsToronto, Dec. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For Immediate Release: Covid-19 has altered the job market forever. Contracts have never mattered more, as employment protections, job security, health coverage, and work-from-home options are now major concerns. You’re covered with the game-changing book Even CEOs Get Fired, written by top employment lawyer Jotham Stein. Jotham is the person that the CEOs and entrepreneurs hire when they need to secure the best possible employment contract deals, and now his book makes his effective negotiation tactics and inside knowledge available to everyone.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination against people age 40 and older. So that means employees and job applicants needn’t worry about being treated less favorably because they’ve grown older. Correct? Think again.

“Does it happen?” asks Jotham Stein, principal with the Law Offices of Jotham S. Stein in St. Charles, Illinois. “It happens all the time. Laws notwithstanding, it happens.”

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Executive Attorney Jotham SteinToronto, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For Immediate Release: With Covid-19 shaking up the job market, employment lawyer Jotham Stein offers constructive ways to negotiate contracts and protect yourself if things don’t go according to plan. In his book Even CEOs Get Fired, Jotham draws from decades of experience and walks readers through the best practices, common pitfalls and sky’s-the-limit possibilities in the various stages of a career – from getting hired, to surviving an employer’s changes in control, to a voluntarily exit… to getting fired.

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Business leader and attorney Jotham Stein has more than twenty years of experience in entrepreneurial and executive America, navigating boardrooms from Silicon Valley to New York. A preeminent practicing expert on employment law, he is principal of the Law Offices of Jotham S. Stein P.C., in California and Illinois, and author of Executive Employment Law and the upcoming Even CEOs Get Fired.

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A recent age-discrimination lawsuit against a regional bank contains lessons for bankers and directors who could face dicey questions around succession planning.

Though age-discrimination complaints are not uncommon, the case brings attention to issues banks may confront more often given their graying workforce and the heightened importance of digital technology. In seeking out leaders with more modern skill sets, banks and their boards need to be mindful of how they talk about and approach the delicate matter of age, experts say. The case highlights the importance of certain best practices in the succession planning process.

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Congratulations! You got a sweet job offer. You are considering upending your life to make a big change. But before you do that, take a closer look at that offer. Is it everything you want?

This moment doesn’t come often, so it’s important to ensure not only that you are well compensated for your future work but that you succeed in your new role.
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Jotham Stein joins Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association panel on “Workplace Investigations & Employee Rights in the #MeToo Era.”

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“Tips on Contract Negotiations for University of Chicago Medical Fellows”

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Equity and Incentive Compensation Arrangements for Employees of Startup Companies. This practice note provides a brief introduction to the equity and incentive compensation plans.

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“Even CEOs Get Fired: Protecting Executives, Entrepreneurs and Employees in California.”
Jotham Stein gave a Palo Alto Area Bar Association sponsored talk. Attendees received 1.25 hours of mandatory continuing legal education (in CA).

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