Category Archives: Washington DC Noncompetition Contracts

What are noncompetition contracts? Can my employer require a noncompetition contract? Read our posts on noncompetition contracts and employment laws in DC.

Drafting Problems: Noncompetes that Enlarge a Plaintiff’s Damages

Employers draft noncompetes for several reasons, but I suspect rarely draft noncompetes so they will have to pay a lot more for a retaliatory or discriminatory termination. Continue reading

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Maryland Case Illustrates Risks in Drafting Agreements

Employers drafting non-solicitation or noncompete clauses sometimes try to raise the stakes and deter violations by requiring the loser in a proceeding to enforce the clause to pay the winner’s attorney’s fees. However, employers also face substantial financial risk if they make claims of violations but their proof falls short. Continue reading

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