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 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.   […]

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 […]

Settling an Employment-Related Lawsuit

/cdklawyers.com// 07/25/2010 Employers and employees may find themselves in litigation with one another over the breach of an employment contract, the theft of trade secrets, the breach of a non-compete agreement, or a discrimination or retaliation matter.  If the parties are like most parties to litigation, they will resolve their dispute with a settlement agreement […]

Employees and Employers Should Properly Amend Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 06/13/2010 An employer and a key employee may negotiate an employment agreement at the outset of their employment relationship.  But sometimes the deal that the two parties initially negotiate ceases to be the deal the parties later desire.    When both parties want to change the terms of their agreement, they may be tempted to […]

Many Employment Agreements Contain Choice of Law Provisions

/cdklawyers.com// 05/28/2010 Many high level executives, doctors and salespersons enter into employment agreements.  Usually an employment agreement contains a “choice of law” provision.  This provision conveys the parties’ agreement to apply the law of a particular state to any dispute that arises between the parties.  Because state employment laws can vary significantly, the parties’ choice […]

Even Large Employers Negotiate Terms in Employment Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 05/25/2010 Most high level executives, doctors and salespersons work pursuant to employment agreements.  In a typical situation, an employer gives a potential employee an agreement that is already in complete form.  Many potential employees sign these proposed agreements “as is,” without suggesting any changes.  Keith Clouse, a Dallas lawyer who frequently negotiates employment agreements […]