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Category Archives: Executive employment agreements

The Basics of Non-Disparagement Clauses

Up until several years ago, we consistently argued that including a so-called “non-disparagement” clause in an executive employment agreement or an executive’s separation and severance agreement was not only a potential breeding ground for further controversy between the parties, but was unnecessary... Read More

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

Should You Run from the “A” Word?

Evaluating the Impact of Arbitration Clauses in Executive Employment Agreements

Al Franken’s Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015 is making progress under the radar.  He has recently managed to double the number of co-sponsors from 12 to 24 as it percolates in the... Read More