Tomlinson Law Office, P.C.

Illinois, United States

Contact: Michael Tomlinson, Shareholder

Allowable Scope of Restrictive Covenants Remains Unclear After Recent Decision Declares Legitimate-Business-Interest Test Broad Enough to Encompass Other Protectable Interests

On December 3, 2010, the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, found that a business may be able to demonstrate a protectable interest in more situations than just those encompassed by the two traditional prongs of the…more
| Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law

Employers And Their Attorneys Left Wanting More Guidance After First Major Post-Sunbelt Decision Regarding Reasonableness of Restrictive Covenants

On October 4, 2010, the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, issued the first major opinion since a Fourth District decision rejected the "legitimate-business-interest" test for determining the reasonableness of…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Illinois Supreme Court Holds That Oral Contracts Not Necessarily Unenforceable, But Why Risk It?

On September 23, 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court held that, pursuant to Illinois' Home Repair and Remodeling Act ("Act"), oral contracts were not necessariliy unenforceable. As such, contractors owed money pursuant to oral…more
| Business Torts, Construction Law, Consumer Protection, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential
Citadel Group Limited v. Washington Regional Medical Center

Seventh Circuit Opinion regarding personal jurisdiction

2008 Seventh Circuit Opinion regarding personal jurisdiction…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Construction Law
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Securities Law
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