Texas Employment Lawyer Cautions Physicians to Consider Key Provisions in Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 01/06/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas lawyer who specializes in employment law, drafts and reviews many employment agreements for physicians. Mr. Clouse believes that a doctor must carefully consider certain provisions before signing a proposed employment contract. For example, a doctor must consider: • Whether the term of the contract is long enough to allow the […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules on Finder’s Fee Agreement Under Texas Law

/cdklawyers.com// 09/30/2011 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed finder’s fees under Texas law. CB Legal Search, L.L.C. v. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard and Smith, L.L.P., No. 11-20127 (5th Cir. Sept. 16, 2011), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/11/11-20127.0.wpd.pdf. In 2006, a legal recruiter introduced LBBS, a law firm, to two partners at BRG, another law firm. The […]

Keith Clouse, Employment Lawyer, Discusses Business Disparagement Claims

An ex-employee, whether in an attempt to gain a customer’s business or to harm a previous employer, may be tempted to “badmouth” a former employer by spreading rumors and making untrue statements about the former employer to others.  Not so fast, warns employment lawyer Keith Clouse. In Texas, an individual can be held liable for […]

Employers Should Create Powerful Job Descriptions – Says Employment law attorney

Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) Many employers operate without creating written job descriptions. Yet, concise, well-written job descriptions can guide employers when making—and defending—employment decisions related to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, performance evaluations, disability accommodations, and termination. For example, if an employer maintains accurate job descriptions, it can easily determine if a job candidate possesses the skills […]