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Category Archives: Executive compensation attorney

One Size Does Not Fit All

Employment Agreements In Different Industries,
Or Why the Employment Contract of a Wealth
Management Advisor Looks Very Different
From That of a University President

 

In past “Perspectives” as well as blogs on our firm’s website, I have written... Read More

When An Executive Is Fired

What is the American executive who just has been terminated without Cause entitled to receive, if anything?

The detailed answer varies according to the executive’s particular situation, but the general answer is:  whatever the executive is entitled to receive either Read More

The Importance of Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege

Executive compensation and employment attorneys deal with C-suite executives who are smart, knowledgeable about their own businesses and areas of expertise, and generally quite sophisticated. As a result, it is easy to assume that these same executives have extensive experience with lawyers... Read More

“Cause” for Concern? — Executive Compensation and Severance

In negotiating any senior executive’s employment agreement, particular attention must be paid to the section which defines “Cause” for termination. This section sets forth the specific, agreed-on circumstances in which the employer has legitimate grounds for terminating the executive with “Cause.” A... Read More