New Bill Would Alter Non-Compete Law in Illinois

Illinois businesses should be aware that Illinois House Bill 4923 would radically alter the law regarding non-competition agreements in Illinois by creating the Illinois Not to Compete Act.  This Act would restrict the enforceability of non-competition agreements in several key respects and create numerous rebuttable presumptions in favor of employees that would make it more […]

In-house Counsel Non-Competes: Fair or Foul?

By Paul E. Starkman There have been recent reports of some large companies trying to lock their in-house attorneys into non-competition, non-solicitation and other restrictive covenants.  Other companies thinking about jumping onto this bandwagon may find that they cannot treat their in-house counsel like other employees when it comes to post-employment restrictions. As a general rule, […]