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Monster.com Parent Company Sues Former Vice President for Soliciting Workers in Violation of Agreement

December 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of the internet-based job search service Monster.com, filed a breach of contract suit against its former executive vice president, Darko Dejanovic, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on December 16, 2011. The suit alleges that Dejanovic violated nonsoliciation agreements he had entered into […]

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Tags: Breach of Contract · Executive Compensation · Noncompete Litigation

Corporate Counselor Publishes Article by R. Scott Oswald Describing Common Mistakes Employers Make that Lead to Litigation

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Corporate Counselor published an article written by R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal at The Employment Law Group ® law firm, titled “Common Mistakes That Encourage Employees to Seek Legal Advice.” The article describes the nine “most common, yet avoidable, mistakes that can leave a company’s current and former employees disillusioned and cause them to seek […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation · The Employment Law Group

TELG Managing Principal Scott Oswald Quoted on Senator Johnson’s Executive Compensation

July 12th, 2011 · No Comments

R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, was quoted by Talking Point Memo (TPM) on the $10 million deferred compensation package of Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson.  Some election lawyers believe that the compensation will raise red flags for the IRS and that the sum might instead constitute an illegal […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation

TELG Principal on D.C. Bar Executive Employment Agreements Panel

June 15th, 2011 · No Comments

On June 20, 2011, R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, will serve as a panelist at a D.C. Bar CLE entitled “Drafting and Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements.”  The Employment Law Group® has substantial experience advising corporate officers on their executive compensation packages.  The panel will concentrate on D.C. law, […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation · Executive Compensation Attorney · The Employment Law Group

The Employment Law Group® Negotiates $1.1 Million Settlement for Client

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

The Employment Law Group® law firm negotiated a $1.1 million settlement for their client, an executive alleging his employer breached the employment contract.  The client wrote, “… without [The Employment Law Group’s ®] assistance, I never would have gotten the outcome we have.”  To learn more about our employment contract disputes practice, click here.

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Tags: Breach of Contract · Executive Compensation · Executive Compensation Attorney · The Employment Law Group

Employment Lawyer Scott Oswald Presents at DC Bar

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments

On June 14, 2010, Scott Oswald, Principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm, spoke at a D.C. Bar CLE event entitled “Fundamentals of Employment Law:  Establishing the Employment Relationship.”  For more information about upcoming speaking engagements featuring the employment attorneys of TELG, click here.

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Tags: Breach of Contract · Executive Compensation · Executive Compensation Attorney · Noncompete Litigation · Noncompetition Litigation · Severance Agreements

COBRA Coverage Assistance Extended

December 28th, 2009 · No Comments

On December 19, 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s (ARRA) COBRA health insurance subsidy was expanded.  Under ARRA, individuals involuntarily terminated from an employer covered under COBRA may be eligible to pay a reduced amount equal to 35% of their usual COBRA extended coverage premium.  The extension, included in the Department of […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation · Executive Compensation Attorney · Federal Legislation

Amendments to Proposed Health Bill Lower Deductibility of Insurance Executive Pay

October 13th, 2009 · No Comments

On October 1, 2009, the Senate Finance Committee, by a vote of 14-8, approved an amendment proposed by Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D., Ark.) which would lower the current executive pay tax deduction from $1 million to $500,000.   The amendment was made to the proposed America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009 and includes deferred remuneration and […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation · Federal Legislation

White House to Announce New Rules on Executive Pay

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Today, the Obama administration is scheduled to announce proposals that would give shareholders more input on executive compensation and ensure that corporate compensation committees have more independence when determining executive pay.  The first proposal, known as the “Say on Pay” proxy resolution would require all publicly traded companies to allow an annual, nonbinding vote for […]

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Tags: Executive Compensation · Federal Legislation

Former Executive Wins $4.1 Billion in Employment Contract Dispute

June 9th, 2009 · No Comments

A California Court has recently confirmed an arbitration award of $4.1 Billion for a former executive in a suit against his former employer, iFreedom Communications, Inc. (iFreedom).  The award, which is being touted as the largest damages award issued in an employment arbitration, stems from a dispute over a compensation agreement where iFreedom agreed to […]

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Tags: Breach of Contract · Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith · Executive Compensation