Even CEOs Get Fired

By Jotham Stein

© 2020

How to Talk Money

Are you considering a career move? Negotiating for a raise? Wondering what might happen if your employer was sold or restructured?

Even CEOs Get Fired is a lively, clear, and comprehensive guide to contract negotiations and employment law, with practical advice for everyone -- from C-Suite execs and founders, to fresh-out-of-undergrad new hires -- on how to maximize your earnings and protect yourself if things don't go according to plan.

Jotham Stein is a Silicon Valley employment lawyer who represents entrepreneurs, C-Suite executives, board members, and senior managers, as well as less senior employees at companies of every size and type. In Even CEOs Get Fired, Jotham 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.

Each chapter focuses on a particular issue, mixing straightforward actionable advice with engaging fictional stories, based on real-life scenarios Jotham has seen in his practice. Readers starting out in their careers, or considering jumping into entrepreneurship, will learn how to negotiate like a CEO, regardless of their position. Those already in the C-Suite will appreciate his explanation of which documents and clauses really matter in complex employment agreements, and how to maximize your leverage by focusing on thebottom line.

Even CEOs Get Fired is the ultimate guide to talking money, an essential tool for anyone moving up in business.
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Are you considering a career move? Negotiating for a raise? Wondering what might happen if your employer was sold or restructured?

Even CEOs Get Fired

By Jotham Stein

© 2020

How to Talk Money

Are you considering a career move? Negotiating for a raise? Wondering what might happen if your employer was sold or restructured?

Even CEOs Get Fired is a lively, clear, and comprehensive guide to contract negotiations and employment law, with practical advice for everyone -- from C-Suite execs and founders, to fresh-out-of-undergrad new hires -- on how to maximize your earnings and protect yourself if things don't go according to plan.

Jotham Stein is a Silicon Valley employment lawyer who represents entrepreneurs, C-Suite executives, board members, and senior managers, as well as less senior employees at companies of every size and type. In Even CEOs Get Fired, Jotham 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.

Each chapter focuses on a particular issue, mixing straightforward actionable advice with engaging fictional stories, based on real-life scenarios Jotham has seen in his practice. Readers starting out in their careers, or considering jumping into entrepreneurship, will learn how to negotiate like a CEO, regardless of their position. Those already in the C-Suite will appreciate his explanation of which documents and clauses really matter in complex employment agreements, and how to maximize your leverage by focusing on thebottom line.

Even CEOs Get Fired is the ultimate guide to talking money, an essential tool for anyone moving up in business.
Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Publisher: Political Animal Publishing
  • Page Count: pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.0in x 9.0in
"The best there is. Literally."
--Boris Feldman, Head of US Technology Practice, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

"Jotham has helped me throughout my career, from setting up strong employment agreements to securing stock compensation to protecting the management team during the sale of my company. Jotham is a guy you want in your corner. His book should be required reading for any exec who thinks 'this could never happen to me.'"
--Andy Cohen, founder and former CEO, Caring.com

"As a CEO and multi-time Silicon Valley executive, I was very fortunate to learn from Jotham early in my career the great importance of the protective employment offer letter. Employment law is very complex and with this book you can learn from the best."
--Bonnie Crater, co-founder and CEO, Full Circle Insights; former SVP salesforce.com; former SVP Genesys; former VP Oracle; former VP Netscape

"I relied on Jotham when I was an exec at public companies -- now my business relies on him to help it grow. Best lawyer for execs and entrepreneurs I know."
--Michael Archer, CEO Common Interest Management Services; former SVP, Dun & Bradstreet; former President and CMO, Corporate Executive Board (now Gartner)

"Jotham is a very valued legal adviser who also provides broad and pragmatic business guidance to our medical clinic and has for years!"
--Gregory Buncke, M.D., Director The Buncke Clinic

"One of the best entrepreneurial lawyers I have had the pleasure to work with."
--Scott VanDeVelde, co-founder and former CEO 12 Digit Marketing Inc.; former Chief Revenue Officer, Dotomi Inc.; former Executive Vice President, Conversant Inc.

"Jotham has been invaluable to me for decades in critical areas as employment agreements and company acquisitions." --Scott Eagle, co-founder and CEO, MDM Enterprise Solutions, Inc.;
co-founder and former COO, 12 Digit Marketing, Inc.