Employers: Protect Your Trade Secrets with Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 10/12/2012 Dallas, Texas trade secret attorney Keith Clouse helps companies protect their trade secrets. He provides advice on the steps a company should take to protect its confidential information and to put itself in a better position should litigation become inevitable. Entering into employment agreements with a company’s key employees is one way to […]

Texas Employment Law Attorney Reminds Healthcare Groups to Revisit Employment-Related Documents and Policies

/cdklawyers.com// 09/14/2012 A healthcare group typically consults with legal counsel when setting up the practice. At that time, a group typically hires an attorney to draft physician employment agreements, operating agreements, employee handbooks, and job descriptions as well as set up proper procedures for resolving personnel issues. Then, many healthcare groups do not consult with […]

Dallas Physician Contract Attorney Discusses Representations and Warranties in Physician Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 08/30/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas-based employment law attorney, regularly advises physicians and medical groups regarding physician employment contracts. Many physician employment contracts include a “representations and warranties” section in which the physician makes certain representations and warranties. This section covers matters that are considered fundamental to the employer’s decision to hire the physician.   […]

Dallas Physician Employment Contract Attorney Discusses Call Coverage

/cdklawyers.com// 08/18/2012 Keith Clouse is a Dallas-based employment law attorney who frequently negotiates employment contracts for physicians. Mr. Clouse notes that one, often-overlooked, provision can dramatically impact a doctor’s personal life—a provision setting out the doctor’s call obligations. If a doctor’s call obligations turn out to be greater than anticipated, the doctor may end up […]

Dallas, Texas Employment Law Attorney Cautions Physicians to Carefully Consider Non-Compete Obligations Before Signing Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 07/25/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment law attorney, represents many physicians in employment-related matters. He negotiates new employment agreements for doctors and counsels them about existing obligations. When a physician is ready to move to a new practice, Mr. Clouse helps his client resolve issues with the current employer and transition into the […]

Dallas, Texas Employment Lawyer Discusses Executive Compensation

/cdklawyers.com// 05/19/2012 Top corporate officers command top pay from their employers, and these senior executives cannot trust inexperienced employment law counsel to represent their interests during negotiations over compensation issues. Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment lawyer, advises senior executives on employment law issues and drafts employment agreements and separation agreements for these clients.   […]

In this DIY Age, Why Should Your Start-Up Company Hire an Employment Lawyer?

/cdklawyers.com// 05/18/2012 We live in a “do it yourself” age. With the Internet, a company can find an online solution to virtually any problem a business might have, including employment law matters. Many of these “solutions” are even free. A start-up company may be tempted to rely on online material to make decisions regarding employment […]

“No-Raid” Clauses in Employment Agreements Explained by Dallas, Texas Employment Lawyer

/cdklawyers.com// 03/23/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment lawyer, advises employers and employees on a variety of workplace legal issues and litigates employment-related disputes for his clients. He also negotiates and drafts employment agreements for employers and executives. Many of these employment agreements contain non-solicitation clauses (also known as no-raid clauses). He explains this term […]

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 […]

Dallas Employment Law Specialist Explains Employment Agreement Provision

/cdklawyers.com// 12/30/2011 Keith Clouse, a Dallas employment law specialist, has drafted many employment agreements for executive-level employees. He has reviewed and revised even more. One contractual provision that some executive clients may overlook is the term of employment.   This contractual provision may provide that the executive is to be employed indefinitely, meaning that either […]