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 […]

Should Your Business Utilize Non-Compete Agreements?

/cdklawyers.com// 07/14/2012 Dallas, Texas non-compete attorney Keith Clouse both drafts non-compete agreements and litigates disputes over non-compete agreements for his corporate clients. He notes that some businesses fail to protect their assets with non-compete agreements. He offers the following reasons why a company should consider entering into non-compete agreements with key employees.   Entering into […]

Dallas, Texas Non-Compete Lawyer Discusses Reformation of Non-Compete Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 07/08/2012 Dallas, Texas non-compete lawyer Keith Clouse both drafts non-compete agreements and litigates disputes over alleged breaches of non-compete agreements. He notes that, in Texas, these agreements must meet certain legal standards to be enforced. If a non-compete provision does not satisfy those standards, a court must reform the agreement and enforce it as […]

Dallas, Texas Employment Attorney Discusses the Ideal Non-Compete Agreement

/cdklawyers.com// 05/26/2012 Dallas, Texas employment attorney Keith Clouse drafts non-compete agreements for both senior executives and employers. In his twenty years of practicing employment law, he has seen all sorts of non-compete agreements. In some cases, it seemed the employers sought to punish executives for even thinking about leaving. A typical onerous non-competition agreement restricted […]

Executives Moving to Texas Should Ask a Texas Employment Lawyer to Explain Texas Non-Compete Law

/cdklawyers.com// 02/18/2012 Texas non-compete lawyer Keith Clouse not only negotiates non-compete agreements for executives entering into employment relationships, but he also litigates disputes over these agreements when executives leave employers. In some cases, these disputes involve misunderstandings about Texas non-compete law. Therefore, Mr. Clouse cautions an executive who is asked to sign a non-compete agreement […]

A Texas Employer Can Seek a Temporary Injunction to Prevent a Former Employee from Competing with the Employer Pending Trial

/cdklawyers.com// 02/11/2012 If an employee subject to a non-compete agreement leaves an employer and goes to work for a competing business, the employer can sue the employee for breach of contract. But, as Dallas non-compete attorney Keith Clouse points out, by the time the case could be tried to a jury, any damage to the […]

Making the Most of Your First Consultation with an Employment Lawyer to Discuss a Non-Compete Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 01/20/2011 Dallas, Texas non-compete lawyer Keith Clouse believes that an executive bound by a non-compete agreement should consult with an employment law attorney before taking any actions that could violate the non-compete agreement’s terms.  Mr. Clouse suggests that the executive deliver key documents to the employment law attorney prior to the initial consultation to […]

Dallas Non-Compete Attorney Keith Clouse Notes that Declaratory Judgment Actions Over Non-Compete Agreements May Benefit Former Employees

Dallas non-compete lawyer Keith Clouse believes that, in some cases, an individual who entered into a non-compete agreement with a former employer may benefit by filing a declaratory judgment action and asking a judge to rule on the applicability of the non-compete agreement. In a declaratory judgment action, a judge can establish the enforceability of […]

Employers Must Give Employee Adequate Consideration to Support Non-Compete Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 03/16/2010 A non-compete agreement forbids an employee from competing with an employer post-employment.  But, cautions Dallas non-compete attorney Keith Clouse, an employer must provide adequate consideration to the employee for the contract to be enforceable. In Texas, the consideration given by an employer must give rise to the employer’s interest in restraining the employee […]

Discovery Matters in Lawsuits over Employment Law Issues Says Keith Clouse – Employment lawyer

WiredPRNews.com — Employment Lawyers Press Release — Employers and employees may find themselves in litigation with one another over a breach of contract issue, the breach of a non-compete agreement, or a discrimination or retaliation matter.  Sometimes, the parties can resolve their differences easily.  But if the parties are not able to resolve the case […]