We regularly assist clients prepare and implement employment contracts at every level of the organization with the appropriate degree of complexity and sophistication. From entry-level staff to senior executives whose compensation arrangements may be unusual or complex, a written employment contract can play a critical role in protecting the interests of the organization. So too can a range of other employment related agreements including, for example, a non-solicitation agreement, consulting agreement, and independent contractor agreement.
Skillfully prepared, these agreements allow an employer to identify with certainty and precision its obligations during the course of the employment relationship and at the time of its conclusion. Particularly at the end of the relationship a written employment contract is an employer’s most effective tool to significantly limit liability.
(see also Compensation and Benefit Plans, and Executive Employment Agreements and Compensation)