MUTUAL RELEASE OF CLAIMS
This Mutual Release of Claims Agreement (this "Release") is made and entered into as of this 2nd day of September, 2020, by and between Williams Industrial Services Group Inc. (the "Company"), on behalf of itself, its parents, subsidiaries, and other corporate affiliates, and each of their respective present and former employees, officers, directors, owners, shareholders, and agents, individually and in their official capacities (collectively referred to as the "Company Group"), and Matthew J. Petrizzo ("Executive").
1. Employment Status. Executive's employment with the Company and its affiliates was terminated by the Company without Cause (as defined in Executive's October 6, 2018 Offer Letter) effective as of August 28, 2020 (the "Separation Date").
2. Payments and Benefits. As consideration of Executive's execution of and non-revocation of this Release, and compliance with the Separation Agreement, the Company shall pay Executive the severance set forth in the Separation Agreement between Executive and the Company dated September 2, 2020 (the "Separation Agreement").
3. No Liability. This Release does not constitute an admission by the Company or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, officers, directors, partners, agents, or employees, or by Executive, of any unlawful acts or of any violation of federal, state or local laws.
4. Executive's Release of the Company. In consideration of the payments and benefits set forth in Section 2 of this Release, Executive for himself, his heirs, administrators, representatives, executors, successors and assigns (collectively, "Releasors") does hereby irrevocably and unconditionally release, acquit and forever discharge the Company and the Company Group, and each of its officers, directors, partners, agents, and former and current employees, including without limitation all persons acting by, through, under or in concert with any of them (collectively, "Releasees"), and each of them, from any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, costs, expenses, attorney fees, and all liability whatsoever, whether known or unknown, fixed or contingent, which Executive has, had, or may ever have against the Releasees relating to or arising out of Executive's employment or separation from employment with the Company Group, from the beginning of time and up to and including the date Executive executes this Release. This Release includes, without limitation, (a) law or equity claims; (b) contract (express or implied) or tort claims; (c) claims for wrongful discharge, retaliatory discharge, whistle blowing, libel, slander, defamation, unpaid compensation, wage and hour violations, intentional infliction of emotional distress, fraud, public policy contract or tort, and implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, whether based in common law or any federal, state or local statute; (d) claims under or associated with any of the Company Group's incentive or equity compensation plans or arrangements; (e) claims arising under any federal, state, or local laws of any jurisdiction that prohibit age, sex, race, national origin, color, disability, religion, veteran, military status, sexual orientation, or any other form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation (including without limitation under any and all claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (regarding existing but not prospective claims), the Fair