Settlement Agreement and Release of Claims for Single-Plaintiff Employment Dispute


Summary

This settlement agreement and release of claims form provides a non-jurisdictional template for employers to use in resolving single-plaintiff employment disputes. It is intended for private employers. This template includes practical guidance, drafting notes, and alternate and optional clauses. This settlement agreement is the template for our state settlement agreements and releases and has not been tailored for any jurisdiction. Use this template alone or customize it for one or more jurisdictions. For state-specific settlement agreements, see Employment Litigation State Expert Forms and Checklists Chart. For practice notes on drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, see Settlement Agreements: Initial Assessment, Drafting, and Negotiating Techniques (Pro-Employer), Social Media and Settlement and Separation Agreements: Reining in the Impulse to "Share", Taxation and Reporting of Settlement Payments in Employment-Related Lawsuits, and Settlement and Separation Agreement ...