Category: Non-Compete Agreements

Cease and Desist Letters: Do You Need a Lawyer?

Cease and Desist Letters: Do You Need a Lawyer?

Although not a requirement before filing suit, former employers oftentimes send cease-and-desist letters to enforce noncompete, non-solicit, or nondisclosure agreements against former employees. Cease and desist letters remind former employees of their obligations under the agreement and provide written notice of the former employee’s alleged wrongful conduct. As a former employee, you should know there […]
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All You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements

All You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements

Whether you’re running a business or working as an employee, non-compete agreements will undoubtedly land on your radar at some point. Also known as a covenant not to compete, this agreement helps protect the company’s interests by restricting what the employee can say or do for a set amount of time. No matter which side […]
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Florida Non-Compete Attorney

How Can a Florida Non-Compete Attorney Help You?

When properly drafted and enforced, non-compete agreements have the power to protect your business interests and bottom line. Well-known as a covenant not to compete, these agreements effectively prevent employees from putting your efforts to work against you. Working with a Florida non-compete attorney from day one can help ensure that you are protected to […]
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understanding florida non compete agreements

Understanding Florida Non-Compete Agreements

While Florida has a very pro-employer non-compete statute, it is not without its limitations. In a recent Florida Supreme Court decision, the Court held that Florida’s non-compete statute does not cover agreements “whose sole purpose is to prevent competition per se” because they would be void against public policy. White v. Mederi Caretenders Visiting Services […]
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noncompete agreements in Florida

How Are Noncompete Agreements Different in Florida?

Florida courts generally enforce noncompete agreements as valid restraints of trade or commerce if they are both (i) reasonably necessary to protect a legitimate business interest and (ii) reasonable in time, geographic area, and scope. §§ 542.18 and 542.335(1), Fla. Stat. What Kinds of Noncompete Agreements Are Reasonable in Florida? For noncompete agreements that are not based on the […]
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