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Negotiating Dentist Employment and Restrictive Covenant Agreements: Legal and Business Implications

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Saturday, 05/19/18 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Learn Valuable Information  for Preparing and negotiating employment and restrictive covenant agreements


This program will provide dentists with valuable information needed when preparing and negotiating employment and restrictive covenant agreements.  Whether employment will be in a small or large group practice, or with a large dental management organization, this is a must-attend program!  The speaker will address key terms and conditions of dentist employment and restrictive covenant agreements and how to negotiate to ensure your interests are protected.  Florida’s restrictive covenant (non-compete) statute and the impact of a recent Florida Supreme Court decision relating to restrictive covenants will be included, providing attendees with important information concerning the structuring and enforcement of such covenants.


8:30 a.m. – Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
9:00 a.m. – Anatomy of the Dentist Employment Agreement
10:30 a.m. – Break
10:45 a.m. – Restrictive Covenant (Non-Compete) Agreements and Other Covenants
12:00 noon – Private Practice versus Organizational Practice
12:15 p.m. – Q&A
12:30 p.m. – Adjourn



Lani Dornfield


Lani M. Dornfeld, Esq. is a practicing health care attorney and Member in the law firm of Brach Eichler L.L.C.  Lani represents a broad array of individual, corporate and institutional health care clients in the firm’s Florida and New Jersey offices. Lani’s practice is focused on managing regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters for her clients, and she has extensive experience counseling clients on regulatory and compliance matters, including HIPAA and corporate compliance.  She also assists with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and training required by these laws. Lani also works with clients to investigate and manage regulatory compliance issues, including privacy and security breach situations and responses.  In addition, Lani assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of a number of different types of transactions and agreements, including purchase and sale transactions, operating and shareholder agreements and employment and restrictive covenant agreements.  Lani is a frequent lecturer and occasional adjunct or visiting professor.  She may be reached at  Her professional biography may be found at

Loni Dornfeld signed conflict of Interest declares that neither her nor any of her family has any financial arrangement with any corporate orginization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing education program.


  • Educate dentists in understanding key terms and conditions contained in dentist employment agreements
  • Assist dentists to understand important negotiating tools
  • Provide important information about Florida’s restrictive covenant statute and interpretation by the Florida Supreme Court
  • Aid dentists in understanding employment in the private practice setting versus dental organization setting




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