Contracts in Ohio

In the venture of starting a new business or as you change employment it is essential to ensure that the terms and clauses of your business or employment contract are drafted properly in a manner that is most beneficial to you. A professionally drafted contract or contract review can protect you financially from future shortcomings and the burdens of unforeseen circumstances, ultimately ensuring your interests are safeguarded.

The McClain Law Office formulates and reviews contracts for a variety of situations, individuals and businesses. The terms of your contract will represent the final understanding of the parties as to what their respective obligations are. The terms of your contract are typically the most important elements involved in the settlement of business and employment disputes. Some key terms and clauses involved in the proper drafting of an employment or business contract would be:

  • salary or compensation,
  • job title,
  • responsibilities and duties,
  • health and medical benefits,
  • standards for evaluation,
  • length of employment,
  • other benefits options (stocks, payouts),
  • grounds for termination,
  • confidentiality clauses,
  • noncompete clauses,
  • choice of law clause,
  • arbitration clause,
  • severance clause,
  • covenant of good faith and fair dealing clause, and
  • termination clause.

Having the proper terms listed in your contract and fully understanding the legal consequences associated with them are of the highest importance. The McClain Law Office drafts contracts that are tailored to you or your company’s specific needs, making it a priority that your intentions are expressed in a legally cognizable document. If you are an individual seeking the review or drafting of an employment contract or a business in need of a professionally drafted asset purchase agreement, feel free to use the contact form on this page, call at: 330-623-7529, or e-mail at