State Laws Make Noncompetes A Challenge

Online Exclusive: Georgia's New Non-Compete Law Hits a Legal Roadblock

It's a corporate nightmare: A key executive leaves the company amidst embarrassing revelations, and a few weeks later turns up at a competitor.

Venue Variations

Agreements should be based on the law of the state where the employee works, rather than where the company is based or incorporated, because courts may reject a contract based on the law of another state or one that requires an employee to defend an action far from home.

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