NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS, THEFT OF TRADE SECRETS AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION, PRIVACY CLAIMS, AND OTHERS
Settled a case involving a veterinarian who sold her professional practice and entered into a non-compete agreement as part of the sale. Three months after her veterinary practice was sold, she went to work for a large veterinary corporation as a consultant, which plaintiff believed was a violation of the non-compete.
Resolved a case wherein a long-time employee of a plastics company resigned and went to work for a direct competitor. Although the employee did not take a physical customer list from his old company, the employee spent the first week of his new employment writing down every customer he could remember, including doing so with the aid of computer research.
Settled a matter involving a non-exempt employee who claimed he was not paid for a significant amount of overtime. Before the employee resigned, he copied hundreds of emails purporting to evidence his overtime. However, a significant portion of those emails contained sensitive confidential company information.
Resolved a case involving a former Vice President of Sales who went to work for a competitor of his former company. The plaintiff’s former company alleged that the former employee shared its plans for expansion into new territories with new products with his new employer, thereby giving the new company a competitive advantage.