About Our Founder
Kirk D. Nemer, J.D., SPHR
Kirk Nemer is uniquely qualified to assist you as both an employment attorney and a human resources expert. After 30 years as Corporate Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer for Fortune 500 and Global corporations, he has negotiated hundreds of employment agreements, severance agreements, executive compensation and severance packages for executives and professionals. With Career Protection ®, he brings his expertise in HR and law, and corporate inside knowledge to help executives, managers, and professionals resolve employment issues and get what they are worth and legally entitled to receive.
His advice empowers people to take a proactive approach to positioning themselves for career success and maximizing their personal value without legal escalation.
In his previous roles as Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Counsel, Mr. Nemer handled employment litigation in employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, disability, wrongful terminations, compensation, and benefits matters. Throughout his career, he has successfully obtained thousands of dollars for people by avoiding litigation through his strategic negotiating techniques. Mr. Nemer has proven that through negotiation coaching and a success plan for the executive or professional to follow, you can avoid hurting your career and financial future whether you expect to be hired, fired, laid off or retired.
Formerly a Legislative Attorney for the United States Congress, Mr. Nemer provided legal opinions to Members of Congress, and advised Congressmen and Senators for congressional hearings. He specialized in employment & labor law and privacy of information issues, working on legislation that ultimately became law, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Mr. Nemer has also completed employment relations and negotiation training with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
Mr. Nemer is a Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)-- Labor and Employment Law Section, and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA). He is also a Member of the Colorado Bar Association, and was duly licensed and admitted to practice law in the States of Colorado and Michigan. In addition, Mr. Nemer also served as a founding Board Member of a chapter of the Human Resources Planning Society (HRPS) and is a participating Member of two state Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapters. Mr. Nemer, a former Professorial Lecturer of the School of Public Affairs at The American University, continues to be invited to conduct training seminars and lectures on many aspects of human resources and employment law.