There are many corners that have to be turned when identifying the laws that govern a specific non-compete or confidentiality agreement. These agreements are governed by state law and the interpretation of different provisions can vary greatly from one jurisdiction to another. At the R. A. Williams Law Firm, P.A., we have extensive experience in drafting and reviewing non-compete and confidentiality agreements. Our law firm also has a solid reputation for solving legal disputes in an elegant and efficient fashion, based on many years of experience defending the rights of employees bound by an unfair agreement.
Impacting Your Livelihood
Non-compete and confidentiality agreements are often incorporated into employment agreements. Typically, they are specifically crafted to be enforceable regardless of the reason for leaving the company. They also tend to include an arbitration clause, which eliminates the possibility of resolving a dispute in a court of law.
If an agreement if overreaching, it may not be enforceable. The challenge comes in proving that the wording of the agreement is unrealistically broad. This is one of the many reasons why it is extremely important to have an attorney review all non-compete and confidentiality documents — it will allow you to take a clear look at the rights you are waiving and the risks you are taking by signing the agreement.
If you are considering either signing or challenging a non-compete or a confidentiality agreement, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your options.
Experienced Minneapolis Confidentiality Agreement Lawyers
R. A. Williams Law Firm, P.A., represents clients in St. Paul, Minnesota, and throughout the Twin Cities. Contact us at 651-848-0280 to arrange a consultation with experienced St. Paul non-compete agreement attorneys.