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Non-Compete Law

NEW (FREE) BOOK ON NONCOMPETE LAW IN VIRGINIA

Who said there is “no such thing as a free lunch”? I know we didn’t. Lauren and I have been hard at work the last few months writing a book which reviews the law in Virginia on noncompete and non-solicitation contracts. The book is written from the perspective of the employee and suggests legal ways...[Read More]

FIRED OR LAID OFF…NOW WHAT?

In these tough economic times, many people will lose their jobs as companies downsize during these dark financial days. What should you do if your employer fires you or tells you that you are being laid off for an undetermined period of time? The first thing to do is catch your breath and don’t sign...[Read More]

COURT RULES AGAINST INSURANCE EXEC IN NONSOLICITATION DISPUTE

A lawsuit involving a top Hawaii executive who resigned from an insurance company and took former clients and employees with him to a rival firm has business people talking about loyalty, relationships and professional obligations. The case is Marsh USA Inc. and Marsh & McLennan Companies v. Chad W. Karasaki. Chad Karasaki, left Marsh’s Honolulu...[Read More]

NONCOMPETES AND TOUGH FINANCIAL TIMES

The financial news is bleak! It certainly looks like the United States, and most of the rest of the world, is headed for some tough economic times. Many employees, who have not already signed a noncompete or non-solicitation agreement with their employers, can now expect their bosses to require the execution of these agreements. You...[Read More]