Associate Employment Contracts

Vince Nardone Discusses Impact of Tax Law Changes on Independent Contractor versus Employee Discussion

As a dental attorney, I advise dentists and dental practices on a variety of business, tax, and legal matters. One of the discussions that I routinely have with dental practice owners and dental associates is the discussion of whether an associate dentist may be treated as an independent contractor versus an employee. Interestingly, that discussion […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Protecting a Selling Doctor’s Goodwill through Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Covenants in Associate Employment Agreements

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. In our previous article found here, we explained why it is important for a dentist who is purchasing a dental practice to ensure that the selling doctor has entered into non-compete and non-solicitation agreements […]

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Dental Practice Sales: Restrictive Covenants, including Non-Competes, for Associate Dentists as a Condition to Closing

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited are experienced in representing both buying and selling doctors in dental practice purchases and sales. Most buying doctors recognize the importance of restricting the selling doctor from competing with the practice within a specified distance from the practice location, and from soliciting the practice’s patients and employees. And, most […]

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Associate Dentist Employment Agreements: Rights and Responsibilities Regarding Rework

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited frequently negotiate and prepare associate employment agreements on behalf of our dental practice clients. When negotiating the terms of the employment relationship, it is common for the dental practice and the potential associate dentist to focus on certain key terms, such as the compensation structure, the employment term, fringe […]

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Vince Nardone Discusses Employment Contracts with Ohio State Dental Students

On February 27, 2019, attorney Vince Nardone was invited to speak at Rider + Reinke Financial Group’s “Financial Lightning Round for D4 Students”.  Vince focused the discussion on the practical issues of negotiating an employment relationship with a future dental practice employer. Vince spoke about the importance of recognizing the value that associates bring to […]

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Vince Nardone Speaks to Ohio State Dental Entrepreneur Society on Associate Contracts

       On November 8, 2018 attorney Vince Nardone spoke at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, specifically to the Dental Entrepreneur Society (DES), regarding future employment. Vince focused the presentation and discussion on the practical issues of negotiating an employment relationship with a future dental practice employer. Vince discussed the importance of […]

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Determining the Most Beneficial Options for a Dental Practice Owner to Handle an Employment Dispute

           The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper employment agreements, so the interests of their dental practices are protected. Specifically, we want to protect our dental practice clients from liability that arises from potential employment disputes. As part of managing a […]

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Enforceability of No Contact or No Treatment Provisions in a Non-Compete Agreement

           The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper employment agreements, so the interests of their dental practices are protected. Specifically, we want to protect our clients from unfair competition. As part of managing a successful dental practice, most dental practice owners […]

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Vince Nardone Speaks to Ohio State Dental Entrepreneur Society on Associate Employment Contracts

On November 9, 2016 attorney Vince Nardone spoke at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, and spoke specifically to the Dental Entrepreneur Society (DES) regarding future employment. Vince focused the presentation and discussion on the practical issues of negotiating an employment relationship with a future dental practice employer. Vince spoke about the importance of […]

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The Necessity of a Written Employment Agreement

One of the first discussions to occur when a practice hires a new associate dentist is about the parties’ expectations, understandings, and goals. Oftentimes, these verbal agreements regarding the employment relationship between a Practice and an associate dentist are not memorialized in writing. Memorializing the employment agreement is necessary to protect both parties’ interests. Four […]

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