Restrictive Covenants in Employment: Crafting Enforceable Noncompete and Non-Solicitation Agreements
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide employment counsel in crafting clear and enforceable restrictive covenants that protect their clients from unfair competition and withstand court scrutiny. The experienced panel will discuss the elements of effective restrictive covenants and review the latest state court developments regarding the validity of noncompete and non-solicitation agreements.
- Benefits and limitations of restrictive covenants
- Review of recent court decisions and major differences between states
- Best drafting practices for noncompete and non-solicitation agreements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key provisions to include in noncompete agreements?
- How should restrictive covenants be drafted to avoid being considered unreasonable, overbroad and unenforceable by the courts?
- What policies and practices should employers implement to help ensure swift and effective enforcement of restrictive covenants when an employee departs?
Mark A. Saloman
Mr. Saloman's practice focuses on complex employment litigation as well as counseling clients on the meaning,... | Read More
Mr. Saloman's practice focuses on complex employment litigation as well as counseling clients on the meaning, drafting, and enforceability of various types of post-employment restraints such as non-compete agreements, non-solicitation provisions, confidentiality agreements, and other restrictive covenants. He has successfully tried these types of cases to conclusion in state and federal courts. Mr. Saloman is a frequent lecturer on employment law topics and has published more than three dozen articles on employment law and litigation.Close
Paul E. Starkman
Pedersen & Houpt
As the leader of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, Mr. Starkman focuses his practice on labor... | Read More
As the leader of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, Mr. Starkman focuses his practice on labor and employment law counseling, litigation and transactions. As a litigator, he has successfully represented clients in federal and state courts across the country. Mr. Starkman counsels public and private employers, business owners, and executives on a comprehensive range of workplace issues and employment-related transactions. A frequent lecturer, he is regularly interviewed by national publications and has published numerous articles on labor and employment law issues.Close
Jennifer M. Trulock
Ms. Trulock is Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. She counsels companies on how to manage... | Read More
Ms. Trulock is Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. She counsels companies on how to manage workplace legal issues and prevent employment lawsuits. Ms. Trulock advises employers on developing and applying personnel policies and in responding to and resolving complaints before reaching litigation. In addition, she assists employers in protecting their business information by writing, implementing and enforcing noncompetition and non-disclosure agreements.Close