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Executive Employment Perspectives Blog

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

Business Matters

Our legal practice concentrates on negotiating and advising with respect to executive employment contracts and termination packages. Our clients are divided fairly evenly between our “niche” of non-profit executives in higher education and independent schools, and those CEOs and senior executives in... Read More

Back To School

At the beginning of the new academic year, it seems like a good time to review certain fundamental lessons which keep recurring in our legal practice involving executive employment agreements for the leaders of universities, colleges and independent schools:

1.     Don’t... Read More