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Navigating Employment Challenges
Throughout her distinguished career, Catherine L. Rhodes has provided expert guidance in negotiating thousands of severance and exit agreements across various stages of employment—before, during, and after. She excels in offering discreet advisory services to employees while also specializing in negotiating executive compensation and severance packages. Whether you are confronting complex challenges in your current workplace or have recently experienced adverse employment actions such as discrimination, demotion, or wrongful termination, her practice is dedicated to advocating for your legal rights.
CATHERINE L. RHODES, ESQ.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
FAILURE TO PAY COMPENSATION
SLANDER AND DEFAMATION
GENDER, AGE, RACE, AND DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS
FINRA AND SEC INQUIRIES
"EMPATHIC AND ACTION-ORIENTED"
"Catherine is a critical resource for anyone considering a new job or working to “gracefully” exit an existing job. She has a comprehensive legal understanding of all things to consider during an employment transition and what is equitable. Catherine is an advocate for her clients, provides a level of support that is unparalleled and achieves results. She is a steady hand that works at your pace and can expedite outcomes even in the most challenging and emotionally charged situations. Anyone who is making an employment change will benefit from a conversation or engagement to understand what they are entitled to from employers. In short, Catherine is empathic, highly knowledgeable and gets the job done."
-- Courtney K.
Chief Marketing Officer, Roostify
Catherine L. Rhodes has superior legal expertise in matters involving bonus disputes, failure to pay compensation, wrongful termination, defamation, whistle-blowing, harassment, and slander as well as gender, age, race, and disability discrimination. With over 25 years of experience in securities and employment law, she designs effective strategies that secure positive and creative outcomes for her clients. Over the course of her career, she has built relationships with established litigators to champion her cases if the matter needs to be taken to the next level.
She specializes in advising employees behind the scenes as well as negotiating executive compensation and severance agreements.
Her clients, who come from a wide range of industries, including financial services and entertainment, often refer to her as their advisor and confidant. They describe her as: “professional, detail-oriented and at the same time considerate and down to earth, passionate about her profession and dedicated to the people she serves, genuinely caring, thoughtful, empathic, action-oriented, a critical resource, having a comprehensive legal understanding of the issues, and calm even in the most challenging and emotionally charged situations.”
She holds a Bachelors of Arts in History from Stanford University, a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law, and professional certification in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She lives in Los Angeles, with her family and two dogs, and is an accomplished ceramic artist and teacher.
Catherine L. Rhodes has been a frequent featured speaker for the UCLA Anderson School of Management Alumni Network, sharing her insights and expertise in employment law.
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