Non-compete agreements, also known as restrictive covenants, are commonly contained within an employment agreement between an employee and employer, and they are designed to protect the employer’s financial interests and proprietary data.
Recent data demonstrates that one in five American workers have signed non-compete agreements. If an employee resigns or is terminated from their job in order to start a competitive business or to join a competitor, the non-compete provision within their employment agreement may prevent the employee from competing with their former employer.
In simplest terms, a corporate attorney is a lawyer who specializes in the formation, operation, management, sustainability, and legality of various types of business entities. Instead of focusing on shareholders, employees, or other stakeholders, a corporate attorney’s primary concern is with the well-being of the corporate entity itself, which, under the law, maintains its own […]
It is refreshingly timely to hear Beverly Block’s story as we enter Women’s History Month with a new administration characterized by diversity and with the first female vice president in US history. Beverly is not a politician, she’s a lawyer. And it seems finding female leaders…
The West Virginia Supreme Court recently decided a case with far-reaching impact for West Virginia mineral owners in SWN Production Company, LLC and Equinor USA Onshore Properties, Inc. v. Kellam. The Kellam decision answers important questions…
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