Non-disclosure Agreements: Key Negotiation, Drafting, and Legal Issues (Pro-Employer)


This practice note discusses key negotiation, drafting, and legal issues with regard to non-disclosure agreements. Non-disclosure agreements, also known as confidentiality agreements, mandate that employees keep specified employer information confidential and not use or disclose it. There are some essential elements of and key clauses in a non-disclosure agreement that you must consider. Below is a step-by-step approach that considers the most important parts of a confidentiality agreement between an employer and an employee.