andrew botti

Legislative developments concerning non-competes

There has been a flurry of activity on Beacon Hill in recent years concerning the law of post-employment restrictive covenants in Massachusetts. For well over a century, common law has favored the enforcement of well-crafted…more

Recent Legislative and Case Law Developments re MA Non-Competes

A summary of the recent legislative and case law developments in Massachusetts regarding the law of non-competes and post-employment restrictive covenants…more

A Stark Example of Why Non-competes are Necessary

A great case illustrating the need for solid case law backing the enforcement of properly drafted non-competition agreements. An interesting look into how some companies compete with each other…more

Sunday Boston Globe Editorial on Noncompetes and my response

This was the chief Editorial of the Boston Sunday Globe regarding noncompete agreements which ran on November 30, 2011, and my letter to the editor on the topic…more

SBANE'S Position Statement on Proposed Non-compete Legislation

Smaller Business Association of New England's Position Statement on Proposed Non-compete Legislation Pending in MA House of Representatives…more

Mr. Botti's Published Cases in Business and Employment Litigation

Published cases from State and Federal Court…more

Critique of proposed Bill to outlaw post-employment restrictive covenants

A brief discription of the proposed law which would outlaw all post-employment restrictive covenants, e.g., non-competes, non-solicitation, and anti-piracy agreements…more

Critique of 2011 Proposed Noncompete Legislation

A critique of newly proposed non-compete legislation filed on January 20, 2011…more
Newly Proposed Non-Compete Bill

An Act relative to the prohibition of noncompetition agreements

Text of New Bill which proposes to outlaw non-competes and other post-employment restrictive covenants…more
| Labor & Employment Law
House Bill 2293

Act relative to noncompetition agreements

Original non-compete bill (full text)…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Employee Duty of LOyalty

Precis on employee duty of loyalty and non-competition law…more


Articles of Interest for the Corporate Executive…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Business Torts

Legal Articles/Employment Law

Articles for the Corporate executive…more
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