Employment Law

Protecting Employee Rights in Stock Option Agreement Disputes

At many high-tech companies a significant portion of an employee’s compensation can consist of stock options. Stock option rights agreements, however, may contain vague language that leads to disputes when employees to exercise their rights, and specifically when they can seek to sell stock they were promised. For example with startups, when they grow and move to issue an IPO, senior management may look for ways to improperly prop up stock value by denying requests from employees to approve stock transactions.

Lieff Cabraser Attorney Dean Harvey Explains Employee Stock Option Rights

Lieff Cabraser has successfully represented employees whose company wrongfully refused to allow the sale of vested stock. If you have a stock options dispute with your company, please contact Lieff Cabraser attorneys Kelly Dermody or Dean Harvey. Both can be reached at 415 956-1000., or toll free at 1 800 541-7358. Or feel free to complete the contact form below.

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