Category Archives: Attorney’s fees

What goes into making a contract for attorney fees in employment law cases? Read our posts about attorney fee contracts in Washington DC.

Attorneys’ fee awards where the recovery to the client is taxable (i.e., NOT personal injury cases)

There is a compelling tax reason to specify the amount of the recovery going for attorneys’ fees and expenses, in cases not involving personal injury. In other words, taking the position that “it’s none of the other side’s business” can be expensive for both sides. Continue reading

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Drafting Problems: Noncompetes that Enlarge a Plaintiff’s Damages

Employers draft noncompetes for several reasons, but I suspect rarely draft noncompetes so they will have to pay a lot more for a retaliatory or discriminatory termination. Continue reading

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