To be signed on or within twenty-one (21) days after the Separation Date
My employment with CS Disco, Inc. (Company) ended in all capacities on ________ (the Separation Date). I hereby confirm that I have been paid all compensation owed to me by Company for all hours worked; I have received all leave and leave benefits and protections for which I was eligible, pursuant to Companys policies, applicable law, or otherwise; and I have not suffered any on-the-job injury or illness for which I have not already filed a workers compensation claim.
If I choose to enter into this Release and allow it to become effective by its terms, Company will provide me with certain severance benefits pursuant to the terms of the Employment Agreement between me and Company dated ____, 202_ (the Agreement). I understand that I am not entitled to such severance benefits unless I return this fully-executed Release to Company within twenty-one (21) days after the Separation Date, allow this Release to become fully effective and non-revocable by its terms, and otherwise remain in compliance with all of my legal and contractual obligations to Company. (Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Release shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Agreement.)
In exchange for the severance benefits under my Agreement, I hereby generally and completely release Company and its directors, officers, employees, shareholders, partners, agents, attorneys, predecessors, successors, parent and subsidiary entities, insurers, affiliates, and assigns (collectively, the Released Parties) from any and all claims, liabilities and obligations, both known and unknown, arising from or in any way related to events, acts, conduct, or omissions occurring prior to or at the time that I sign this Release, including but not limited to claims arising from or in any way related to my employment with Company or the termination of that employment (collectively, the Released Claims). By way of example, the Released claims include, but are not limited to: (1) all claims related to my compensation or benefits from Company, including salary, bonuses, commissions, vacation pay, expense reimbursements, severance pay, fringe benefits, stock, stock options, or any other ownership interests in Company; (2) all claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing; (3) all tort claims, including claims for fraud, defamation, emotional distress, and discharge in violation of public policy; and (4) all federal, state, 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, [the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (as amended) (ADEA)], and Texas state law.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following are not included in the Released Claims (the Excluded Claims): (1) claims arising after the date on which I sign this Release; (2) claims for reimbursement of properly incurred business expenses through the Separation Date submitted to Company for reimbursement within thirty (30) days after the Separation Date; (3) rights I may have as a Company shareholder or optionholder; (4) claims for or rights to indemnification pursuant to this Agreement, the Companys articles of incorporation and bylaws, any fully executed indemnification agreement with Company, insurance policy(ies) or applicable law; and (5) claims which cannot be waived as a matter of law. I understand that nothing in this Release prevents me from filing, cooperating with, or participating in any proceeding before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, or any other government agency, except that I acknowledge and agree that I am hereby waiving my right to any monetary benefits in connection with any such claim, charge or proceeding (except for such benefits with respect to proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission). I hereby represent and warrant that, other than the Excluded Claims, I am not aware of any claims that I have or may have, against any parties released above, that are not included in the Released Claims.
[Include if applicable: I acknowledge that I am knowingly and voluntarily waiving and releasing any rights I may have under the ADEA, and that the consideration given for this Release is in addition to anything of value to which I was already entitled. I further acknowledge that I have been advised, as required by the ADEA, that: (a) my waiver and release does not apply to any rights or claims that may arise after the date I sign this Release; (b) I have been advised that I have the right to consult with an attorney prior to executing this Release (although