Negotiating Enforceable Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Compliance With State Statutes and Case Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss current legislative and case law trends regarding noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements, offer best practices for structuring enforceable contracts, and explain how to determine whether existing agreements are lawful.
- Overview of recent legislation and case law decisions impacting restrictive covenants
- Analysis of trends in restrictive covenants from state to state
- Discussion of how to analyze existing restrictive covenants
- Best practices for employers and employment counsel in structuring new agreements to ensure compliance with recent changes
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the recent legislative changes impacting restrictive covenants?
- What are the recent case law decisions affecting noncompete and non-solicitation agreements?
- How can employers structure restrictive covenants to comply with new laws and decisions?
- How can employment counsel analyze existing agreements for compliance?
Amit S. Bindra
The Prinz Law Firm
Mr. Bindra focuses his practice on employment and executive agreements, noncompete, non-solicit and trade secret... | Read More
Mr. Bindra focuses his practice on employment and executive agreements, noncompete, non-solicit and trade secret disputes, business consulting, executive career counseling, appeals, whistleblower claims, employment arbitration agreements, unpaid wages, and employment discrimination. He has extensive experience working with executives physicians, and corporations. Mr. Bindra was also one of the lead architects and drafters of an amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act that significantly reformed how noncompete and non-solicit agreements are litigated in the state of Illinois. He testified in support of the law and helped bring together a bipartisan coalition of support. As a result, the amendment passed with unanimous support in the Illinois legislature in 2021.Close
Robert B. Milligan
Mr. Milligan Co-Chairs the firm's Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Noncompetes Practice Group. His practice... | Read More
Mr. Milligan Co-Chairs the firm's Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Noncompetes Practice Group. His practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial litigation and employment matters, including general business and contract disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation and other IP theft, franchise litigation, and other business torts. His practice focuses on trade secret, noncompete and data protection litigation and transactional work on a state, national and international platform. Mr. Milligan serves as Chair of the ABA Intellectual Property Section’s Trade Secrets and Tortious Interference Committee.Close
Lauri F. Rasnick
Epstein Becker & Green
Ms. Rasnick is an experienced litigator and trusted advisor to businesses and their executives, with a concentration in... | Read More
Ms. Rasnick is an experienced litigator and trusted advisor to businesses and their executives, with a concentration in handling and advising employers on sexual harassment and misconduct investigations and assisting employers with the movement of employees between competitive businesses and drafting and negotiating employment agreements before, during, and after the conclusion of the employment relationship. Ms. Rasnick has written, spoken, and been quoted on issues such as restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements and considerations, the FMLA, hiring practices, sexual harassment and social media, and employment discrimination. She Co-Leads the Financial Services strategic industry group.Close