Knowledgeable. Patient. Experienced.
"I recommend Charles and his firm to anyone needing counsel. They are knowledgeable, patient and experienced. Charles applies the right mix of tact with tough negotiations to achieve a strong result."
Accomplished. Efficient. Dedicated.
"I highly recommend Mitch Benjamin and his law firm to anyone looking for legal clarification regarding employment contracts, non-competes and severance agreements."
Excellent Reputation. Highly Skilled in Employment Law.
“I sought assistance in securing an exit package after I was abruptly terminated from an executive position. The firm had an excellent reputation and was highly skilled in employment law.
Atlanta Lawyers Offer Comprehensive Counsel on Creating and Enforcing Employment Contracts
Proven Georgia attorneys advise businesses, governments and workers. Relationships between employers and the people who work for them can take unexpected turns. Executing a fair, clear employment agreement helps both sides protect their rights and determines how certain contingencies will be handled. At DeLong, Caldwell, Bridgers, Fitzpatrick & Benjamin LLC, our knowledgeable attorneys draft, negotiate, analyze and enforce all types of employment contracts. Representing businesses, executives, and workers, our firm provides effective counsel on agreements relating to compensation, severance, noncompetes, trade secrets, nondisclosures and other concerns affecting employer and employee interests.
I retained DeLong Caldwell Bridgers Fitzpatrick & Benjamin to help with two separate issues relating to my employer. The first was a compensation dispute regarding hourly versus exempt status and the second was to negotiate and finalize a separation agreement upon my leaving my employer. I found each person at the practice to be very courteous and respectful during each encounter.
Respected Firm Assists with All Types of Job-related Agreements
Skillful advocates handle compensation, severance and noncompete pacts. Whether you’re negotiating contract terms with a new hire, unsure about the legality of a noncompete agreement, a trade secret restriction, or other restrictive covenant, or just want to avoid future conflicts, our experienced lawyers offer valuable counsel. Firm members Woody DeLong, Michael Caldwell, Charles Bridgers, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Jr. and Mitchell Benjamin have earned AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell®, a recognition of their legal ability and ethics given by attorneys familiar with their work. With our focus on employment contracts, we have a detailed understanding of the pertinent legal standards that helps us find and implement solutions that others miss.
I first utilized Mr. Mitchell Benjamins’ legal advice in 2016 to help negotiate the terms of my non-compete for my new job offer/contract. He was extremely helpful! He not only educated me and empowered me to negotiate a more amenable non-compete, but he also pointed out some other areas of my contract that could be negotiated for an overall better contract.