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.   […]

Special Consideration Must Be Given When Drafting Separation Agreements for Employees Who Are Over 40 Years Old

/cdklawyers.com// 09/25/2011 Employers may ask departing employees to sign separation agreements. In a typical separation agreement, the employer agrees to provide additional compensation to the employee and the employee agrees not to sue the employer on any existing claims. According to Dallas employment law attorney Keith Clouse, an employer must carefully draft a separation agreement […]

Executives Entering into Agreements with Employers Must be Aware of 409A Issues

/cdklawyers.com// 07/18/2010 Section 409A is a recent addition to the Internal Revenue Code.  It applies to compensation that an employee earns in one year but that is not paid until a future year.  Unless this deferred compensation meets certain requirements, the income is subject to additional taxes, including a twenty percent additional income tax. Various […]