Suppose your company just purchased another small company.  As is typical in such deals, you have hired the owners under a three year employment contract because the professional services and expertise of the owners is important to the deal’s success. In that arrangement, you have a restrictive covenant that says that if and when the

An article in this week’s Connecticut Law Tribune suggests “how employees can negotiate around a non-compete agreement.” 

But let’s look at the issue from the “other” side — the employer — and ask “how employers can enforce a non-compete agreement.” 

There are a number of factors that courts in Connecticut will look at in deciding

Suppose a former employee has breached your company’s covenant not to compete after she left employment.  Are you, the employer, entitled to get the non-compete period extended as a remedy for the breach?

Great question. And one that differs depending on the state.

A federal court in Connecticut (Aladdin Capital Holdings, LLC v. Donoyan

As social media continues to dominate the world — or at least conversations about employment law —  there are a few notable posts that are worth delving into this week that explore the topic further. 

It’s been a busy week. The ABA Journal’s Legal Rebels project stopped by for a visit yesterday. We talked about the blog and how attorneys and clients can really take advantage of technology

(We also talked about bar association activities; my public thanks to all the people on the various task forces and