Do I have to SELL my wrongful termination claim to prospective attorneys?
I have what appears to be a prima facia wrongful termination claim, encompassing ethical harassment and within the next 29 days result in a retaliatory discharge, possibly even manifested as a constructive discharge? When I called a reputible attorney and wasn't quite as articulate as I was in the sentence above, citing the reason I was being terminated as 'politics'. My heart sunk as his comments were "Oh...geez. I am really busy, but here are some numbers of people who might be able to help you." Following that I consulted with a friend's mom who works at a legal firm and gave me a reference to the law offices of a high profile attorney who would be perfect for this claim. My worry, is not being able to SELL the case to her considering I am not an executive. Hence my question: Do I have to SELL my wrongful termination claim to prospective attorneys just to get them interested? Can anyone recommend an experienced severance negotiator/litigator in the Los Angeles area? On the contrary, I have ample evidence conviniently supplied by my superior himself. As a matter of fact I am about to conclude Alan Sklover's book Fired, Downsized or Laid Off. Were it not that he were in New York, he would be the first person I would consult. Furthermore with the insights he provides in his book a $750 initial consultation seems quite reasonable to me.
Asked By: Pankration - 9/11/2007
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Severance negotiators work for high profile execs who were terminated--and possess incriminating dirt on their former employers. In lawyer language: That's money worth sniffing out and spending time w/ a client on... More
Answered By: Hard Rocker - 9/11/2007
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Hey you are playing the statutory law game and this is the way you play and pay. If you wish to prove you are right than get off your butt and learn the law.
Answered By: Questionable - 9/11/2007
You don't have to sell such a claim, but you need to convince an attorney that your claim is sufficiently valid for him to chance taking it on a contingent-fee basis. Or, you could simply pungle up for an attorney by the hour.
Answered By: rhsaunders - 9/11/2007
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