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Make sure you can justify those restrictive covenants in employment agreements | Stuart Rudner

Thursday, August 02, 2018 @ 8:33 AM | By Stuart Rudner

Is it fair to use a non-competition clause to shut someone out of an industry? What about a non-solicitation clause? Will courts even enforce such restrictions?

When it comes to restrictive covenants, it is always amazing to me how widely divergent the views of the public seem to be. Some clients tell us that such covenants will never be enforced and are therefore a waste of time, while some employers seem to think that they can impose the most oppressive terms and conditions and expect that...