Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes hosts Association of Corporate Counsel luncheon

By November 21, 2018 Firm Highlights

Leawood, Kansas – November 21, 2018 – On November 14, Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes hosted the Association of Corporate Counsel monthly continuing legal education/CLE forum entitled, “Nonplussed by Employment Contracts? Best Practices for Non-Competes, Non-Solicitation and Non-Disclosure Agreements.” The event was held at Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills.

Featured speakers from the firm were Daniel Herrington and Mary O’Connell, presenting “Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Provisions in Employment Agreements.” O’Connell focused on the enforceability of these agreements, and Herrington discussed a common sense approach for when and why to use these types of agreements, the process of an injunction hearing to enforce them and best practices on how to draft and deploy the agreements.

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives.

About the speakers:

Daniel O. Herrington

Dan has 30 years of civil and criminal trial experience and has a growing employment and transportation law practice. Dan concentrates his practice in the areas of federal criminal defense, business litigation and transportation law. He has extensive experience in trying non-compete cases.

Mary C. O’Connell

Mary has litigation experience in a broad spectrum of cases in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri. She has successfully defended medical malpractice claims against physicians and hospitals, and also has experience in employment matters, including litigation for claims of harassment and discrimination, wage and hour claims, preparing and negotiating severance agreements, and preparation of policy and procedure manuals. Mary’s background also includes work with a variety of general civil litigation matters.

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