Sample Letters of Resignation
MEMORANDUM TO: John Q. Boss Managing Partner I.M. Free December 1, 2005 Resignation
FROM: DATE: SUBJECT:
This will confirm my resignation as an Associate at Dewey, Cheatem & Howie, Attorneys at Law. I have accepted a position as Special Counsel at a growing regional firm in Shreveport. I am looking forward to my new position and the challenges that await me. My last day of work will be December 20, 2005, which should allow me plenty of time to finish ongoing projects and to turn over my position to my replacement. Please feel free to contact me at any time should you have any questions regarding my past work, I hope that the transaction will go smoothly for everyone. My experience with DCH has been very rewarding. I appreciate having had the opportunity to work for such a fine company. I wish you and the organization continued success.
Brief Letter of Resignation
I.M. Free 111 Smalltown Square Apt. S Smalltown, LA 70000 (225) 555-5555 December 1, 2005 John Q. Boss Dewey, Cheatem & Howie 1 Plaza Tower Smalltown, LA 70000 Dear Mr. Boss: This is to inform you that I have been presented with an opportunity that will enable me to work in the area of my stated preference, mergers and acquisitions. Therefore, I am tendering my resignation from Dewey, Cheatem & Howie and wish to advise you that December 20, 2005, will be my last day of employment. I would like to thank you for the experience of having worked for DCH, a truly outstanding organization. Sincerely,