With so much focus on the reasonableness of restrictive covenants, it’s easy to forget that non-competes are plain old contracts—nothing more. And when it comes to enforcing non-competes, basic contract law still applies....more
Given the rising use of non-competes in all manner of businesses, we asked JD Supra contributors to tell us what's required in a successful agreement between employer and employee. Here is what we heard back....more
The California Supreme Court issued an important decision last week on the enforceability of employment class action waivers included in arbitration agreements. The result: private parties can contract for the waiver of the...more
Our attention on the NCAA college basketball tournament was temporarily diverted by the non-courtside drama that played out this week when the University of South Florida revoked its head coaching offer to Steve Masiello...more
The recent life-imitating-art headlines featuring illicit romantic affairs involving senior corporate and governmental leaders remind us that there are legal implications to workplace romances. Once they become unpleasant or...more
While many people hired in today’s market are subject to some post-employment covenants, that doesn’t mean an employee subject to restrictions presents any more of a litigation risk than a contractually unrestricted new hire....more
Originally published in the New York Law Journal on December 26, 2012.
The recent life-imitating-art headlines featuring illicit romantic affairs involving senior corporate and governmental leaders remind us that there...more