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Executive Employment Perspectives Blog

The Trauma of Executive Termination – Part 1

As executive employment lawyers, the daily work of our practice is concentrated on counseling executives who are being hired or fired. The emotional climate of those two legal tasks could hardly be more different.

Executives being hired, particularly when they are recruited... Read More

Ten Rules for Executives

The balmy summer weather makes me philosophical, and that means heading back to the basics. Listed below are those practical rules that, over many years as executive employment attorneys, we have found consistently best serve our clients in a world of contested... Read More

What Does “At Will” Employment Really Mean?

Our new executive employment clients often start their initial conversations with us by saying, “I know that I am only an ‘at will’ employee.”

They are usually correct, since these days almost every executive in America is “at will” (I can... Read More

Silence Is Golden

Here is a quick quiz which all clients in need of an executive employment attorney should take:

Client A is a university president for whom we have carefully negotiated an “exit package” consisting of a severance and separation agreement, aspects of which... Read More

The Unhappy Executive

Executive employment and compensation attorneys prefer happy and satisfied clients. These two states of mind do not, however, always go together. They do, of course, when we successfully negotiate a new contract for a college or university president or a Wall Street... Read More