ABA Reaffirms: No Non-Competes for Lawyers

Are non-competes for lawyers permitted? The American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility recently released additional guidance regarding ethical obligations when lawyers change firms in the United States. Formal Opinion 489 acknowledges that lawyers have the…

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Non Compete Lawsuits: Act Quickly or Risk Waiver?

Non compete lawsuits often involve a host of thorny issues, including disputes over the enforceability of the non-compete itself.  Another issue that frequently gets argued in non-compete cases is whether the employer took too long to attempt to enforce its…

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