Confidentiality Agreements: A Powerful Weapon in the Employer’s Arsenal

Most Maryland employers wisely utilize non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.  Many of these agreements also contain provisions that protect a company’s confidential information, called a confidentiality clause or confidentiality provision.… Read More
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Contract Drafting Tips for Maryland Businesses

Employers are always looking for new ways to be more cost effective and efficient. One area in which companies often try to save money is in the drafting of legal documents. They don’t want to pay fees for standard documents like employment agreem… Read More
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Attorney Fees for Employers in a Lawsuit

Many employers believe that if they get involved in a lawsuit and win, then the loser has to pay the employer’s attorneys’ fees.  The unfortunate reality is that in most cases, that is not true.  In most employment lawsuits, the deck is stacke… Read More
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Employee Handbooks in Maryland

As advisors to Maryland business owners and managers, we have seen many legal problems avoided in the workplace by a well-drafted employee handbook.  There is no legal obligation for employers to issue their employees a handbook but, westrongly rec… Read More
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Termination Letters

When an employer fires an employee, the company commonly faces a difficult decision – should the employee be issued a termination letter?  In most cases where the termination is simple and straightforward, we recommend that employers not send a t… Read More
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Employment Agreements

Employers want to avoid potential lawsuits from their employees. Maintaining written employment agreements with your employees is one way to do so. Written employment agreements spell out obligations and expectations for both the employee and employ… Read More
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