Business and Employment Law

Ada-Marie routinely advises employers and employees on a wide range of employment matters, including:

Employment Agreements

Ada-Marie represents employers and employees on a wide range of employment-related agreements, including the drafting, analyzing, and negotiating of:

  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Separation and Release Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employee Lease Agreements
  • Offer Letters

Her customized and strategic approach to employment-related agreements reduces the risk of employment disputes and legal challenges, seeks to avoid the expense of litigation that can arise from this ever-changing area of the law, and maximizes the effectiveness and enforceability of the goals and objectives of her clients.

Physician Employment Arrangements

Ada-Marie has extensive experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating physician employment agreements on behalf of hospitals, physician group practices, and individual physicians. She is thoroughly familiar with the unique and highly regulated environment surrounding physician employment relationships and compensation. Ada-Marie regularly advises clients on matters specific to physician employment, such as:

  • Enforceability of restrictive covenants
  • Structure and fair market value of physician compensation
  • Physician recruitment
  • Call coverage
  • Medical directorships
  • Locum tenens coverage
  • Hospitalist arrangements
  • Moonlighting work
  • Physician employment transition
  • Tail malpractice insurance coverage

Employment Counseling and Training

Ada-Marie routinely counsels clients on a variety of day-to-day and complex employment issues, often assessing risk for the client and advising on ways to both minimize liability and prevent future disputes and litigation. She helps human resources and management personnel develop and implement tools to assist with corporate compliance such as:

  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment Policies, Practices and Procedures
  • Model Forms and Checklists
  • Supervisor and employee training on relevant employment law issues specific to the client

Industries Served

Ada-Marie has advised clients on employment matters across a number of varied industries including:

  • Health care
  • Financial services
  • Legal services/law firm administration
  • Private clubs
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology

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