Conferences and Speeches

Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcing Executive Employment Agreements

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
12:30 PM - 03:45 PM Eastern Standard Time

Employee Benefits partner John G. Ferreira and Litigation partner John K. Gisleson will present at a seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcing Executive Employment Agreements

Topics will include:

Key Drafting Tips for Executive Employment Agreements

  • When is an agreement appropriate?
  • Basic agreement provisions
  • Sample language
  • Agreement terms from both the employer's and the executive's perspective

Critical Tax and Securities Challenges

  • Code Section 409A
  • Code Section 162m
  • Code Section 280G and "golden parachute" provisions

The Enforcement of the Agreement

  • Restrictive covenants
  • Contract interpretation clauses
  • Choice of law and venue
  • Jury trial waiver
  • Attorney's fee provisions
  • Mandatory ADR, including mediation

December 17, 2014
12:30–3:45 pm ET

PBI Professional Development Conference Center
Heinz 57 Center
339 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA

Please see event details for CLE information.