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Employment Agreements: Drafting Key Provisions and Avoiding Liability - Part 1

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This program provides a practical guide to the most important provisions of employment agreements, common sources of dispute and litigation, and traps.

The program covers scope of duties (and how they may change over time), forms of compensation and benefits (including deferred compensation), and objective/measurable performance standards. It also discusses planning for the possible release of the employee, limiting liability, and protecting confidential information and trade secrets to which the employee may have had access.

This program provides a practical guide to drafting successful employment agreements.

Part 1 topics include:

  • Scope of an employee's duties and modification as facts and circumstances change
  • Objective and measurable performance benchmarks tied to incentive compensation
  • Forms of compensation, deferred compensation, and fringe benefits
  • Protecting trade secrets – non-competition and non-disclosure mechanisms


  • Jerrold F. Goldberg

    Jerrold F. Goldberg is a partner in the New York City office of Greenburg Traurig, LLP, where he has more than 35 years' experience practicing in virtually all aspects of labor and employment. His expertise includes employee leave under federal and state law, traditional labor/union-management issues, employment discrimination, executive employment, severance agreements and wage and hour laws. He represents clients before the EEOC, the FRLB, and federal and state courts. Mr. Goldberg received his B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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January 29, 2024
Mon 1:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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