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Executive Employment Perspectives Blog

The Other Side

As professionals, lawyers are trained to represent diverse interests in different matters.

In our practice concentrating on employment agreements for senior executives in education, we have more often represented the individual executives who are being hired or (a good deal less frequently)... Read More

News from George Birnbaum Law

Congratulations and best wishes to our client, Dr. Ralph Kuncl, formerly the long-serving President of University of Redlands, on his appointment as incoming CEO of Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

We were privileged to represent Dr. Kuncl in his contract negotiations.

Adding Value

The aim of our legal practice is to add tangible value for our executive employment clients.

Presented with a proposed contract for a College or University President or Head of School, there are numerous ways in which we can improve the overall... Read More

Holiday Books 2023

It’s time for our annual diversion from executive employment law to offer a few last-minute suggestions of books as gifts for yourself or anyone on your list interested in legal issues.

Often involving national or international social and political issues, the... Read More

Know Your Own Bone

John W. Hallowell, the revered Head of my own Ohio secondary school, once gave an address to students entitled “Know Your Own Bone.”

We were callow adolescents and the title—taken from Thoreau—sent us into gales of hysterical laughter. We wondered whether he... Read More