When are restrictive covenants enforceable? We have been engaged to give an opinion on the enforceability of restrictive covenants (non-competition and non-solicitation) in the context of the sale by one shareholder of a business to remaining shareholders.
We have recently completed a retainer advising on the obligations of senior departing fiduciaries of a professional services firm.
The legal remedies available for breach of fiduciary duty have to be considered in light of non-legal factors such as public relations and the interests of third parties such as clients of the firm.
We have just completed a mandate for a major financial services firm to strategically respond to claims by senior executives that certain corporate charges and reorganization gave rise to claims for constructive dismissal.
Ron has been consulted to sort out the issues and remedies that arise as a result of the conflicts of interest…
We have just completed a motion for summary judgment in an employment benefits context. These motions are intended to improve access to justice in appropriate cases by saving litigants the expense of a full trial and reducing the demand for limited judicial resources.
We are advising in connection with issues arising on retirement and withdrawal from partnership, including the rights and obligations under written Partnership Agreements, but also the duties, rights and remedies imposed or available at law.
Representation of real estate brokers and agents in connection with claims under commission agreements, listing agreements and client service agreements providing advisory services.
The firm has recently advised a company in connection with claims for punitive damages in employment contract cases. Court awards for punitive damages have trended significantly upward, from the $25,000 range to amounts exceeding $500,000.
Dismissal from employment can of course damage one’s reputation. Traditionally the courts have declined to award damages for loss of reputation in the context of wrongful dismissal actions.