Negotiating Enforceable Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Agreements: Compliance With State Statutes and Case Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss current legislative and case law trends regarding noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, offer best practices for structuring enforceable contracts, and explain determining 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 current case law decisions affecting noncompete and nonsolicitation 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
A. Millie Warner
Epstein Becker Green
Ms. Warner guides clients through a wide range of employment law and human resources issues they face while... | Read More
Ms. Warner guides clients through a wide range of employment law and human resources issues they face while doing business. She helps her clients avoid liability by consulting on disciplinary processes, termination of employees, and day-to-day human resources matters and by drafting employment agreements, separation agreements, confidentiality, restrictive covenant agreements, and employment policies. In a legal environment that often favors the employee, she has the experience, both in and out of court, to craft enforceable employee non-compete agreements, safeguarding your company’s interests and trade secrets when employees leave to start potentially competive businesses in the same space.Close