FORM OF SEPARATION AGREEMENT
In exchange for the severance benefits to be provided to me, Tito Serafini, by Atreca, Inc. (the “Company”) pursuant to my Amended and Restated Executive Employment Agreement with the Company (the “Employment Agreement”), and the Company’s agreement therein and herein, I hereby provide the following release under this Form of Separation Agreement (the “Release”).
I hereby generally and completely release the Company and its parents, subsidiaries, successors, predecessors, and affiliates, and each of their respective current and former directors, officers, employees, stockholders, shareholders, agents, attorneys, insurers, and assigns, from any and all claims, liabilities and obligations, both known and unknown, that arise out of or are in any way related to events, acts, conduct, or omissions occurring at any time prior to and including the date I sign this Release. This general release includes, but is not limited to: (a) all claims arising out of or in any way related to my employment or the termination of that employment; (b) all claims related to my compensation or benefits, including salary, bonuses, commissions, vacation pay, paid time off, expense reimbursements, severance pay, fringe benefits, stock, stock options, or any other ownership interests; (c) all claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing; (d) all tort claims, including claims for fraud, defamation, emotional distress, and discharge in violation of public policy; and (e) all federal, state, provincial and local statutory claims, including claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, attorneys’ fees, or other claims arising under the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (as amended), and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (as amended).
Notwithstanding the foregoing, I understand that the following claims are not included in my release: (a) any rights or claims for indemnification I may have pursuant to any written indemnification agreement; the charter, bylaws, or operating agreements of the Company; or under applicable law; (b) any rights that I may have to insurance coverage under any directors or officers liability insurance, other insurance policies of the Company, COBRA or any similar state law; (c) any claims for workers’ compensation, state disability or unemployment insurance benefits; (d) any continuing rights I may have after the date I sign this Release as a shareholder of the Company; (e) any rights which cannot be waived as a matter of law; (f) rights to any vested benefits or other vested compensation; or (g) any claims arising after the date I sign this Release.
I acknowledge that I am knowingly and voluntarily waiving and releasing any rights I may have under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (as amended) (“ADEA”), and that the consideration for the waiver and release in the preceding paragraph