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CLE - Traps for the Unwary: Drafting Non-Competes and Other Post-Employment Restrictions

Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
New England Law - 154 Stuart St., Boston, MA

 

Description:

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To RSVP Please contact Jacqueline Querubin at jquerubin@bostonbar.org.

*** Please note, this program will be held at New England Law | Boston at 154 Stuart Street; Boston, MA ***

Employers have long required employees to sign agreements designed to preserve confidentiality, safeguard trade secrets, protect customer relationships and goodwill, and restrict competition.  It is important that attorneys understand how such agreements should be crafted at the outset to ensure balance with regard to restrictiveness and protection.
 
Our panel will offer drafting tips that address both employer and employee concerns relative to non-competition, non-solicitation, and other restrictive covenants.  
 
Learn what considerations are important to assess in the initial drafting phase to increase enforceability as well as predictability in the event of litigation.  Attendees will also obtain a valuable perspective from the bench courtesy of Hon. Janet L. Sanders of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

Topics of Interest:

  • Common drafting pitfalls and oversights
  • When should an employer require that a current employee sign a revised non-compete?
  • Non-competes in the context of a severance agreement
  • Enforceability Concerns – The View from the Bench
  • Ask the Panelists – Q&A Session

Registration Categories:
BBA Member - $130.00
Non-Member - $170.00
BBA Member - Legal Services/ Government Lawyer - $70.00
Law Student - $30.00

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Contact:

Kristen White
kwhite@bostonbar.org

 

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