Tag Archives: Noncompete

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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No Libel Claim When Former Employer Tells Current Employer that Former Employee Breached a Noncompete Agreement

A March 18, 2013 case in Federal court in the District of Columbia teaches some useful lessons on the limits of libel law when an employer makes a reasonable publication for a contractually permitted purpose, and does not publish the allegedly defamatory statement any more broadly than necessary.

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