Tag Archives: Austin Contract Attorney

Contract Negotiation Tips for Independent Contractor Agreements

Negotiating business contracts for services with independent contractors can be very different from negotiating contract agreements for goods. Unlike the sale of goods and plain commodities, part of what you’re buying with a service agreement includes intangible things like reliability, … Continue reading

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Company Formation & Small Business Law Strategies for Expanding a Business

Starting a business and building momentum to accelerate business growth requires more than just great products, services, and employees. Organizing business entities, structuring business contracts and processes, and executing successful decision-making requires calibrated business strategies for agility, asset protection, and … Continue reading

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Breach of Contract and Non-Compete Agreement Validity

Non-compete clauses are standard in employment contracts across a range of industries, in addition to similar contract clauses such as non-solicitation, non-disparagement, and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).  The enforceability of non-compete contracts in Texas is a question that must be addressed … Continue reading

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Enforcing Texas Employment Contracts & Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements in employment contracts are often misunderstood by both employers and employees. Texas employment law generally protects employees, and Texas is known as a right to work state, often construing employment contracts and non-compete agreements against employers. Employees must … Continue reading

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Using Non Disclosure Agreements on a “Need to Grow” Basis

As a business lawyer in Austin, Texas, a city swarming with high-tech entrepreneurs, I can’t tell you how often I’m approached about non disclosure agreement (NDA) issues. Often, a start up business or entrepreneur asks me to draft a confidentiality … Continue reading

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