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Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Non-Compete, Trade Secret and No-Rehire Provisions in Employment Agreements
Presented by Jordan B. Schwartz & Megan S. Shaked

Employment agreements and settlement agreements can be an effective way to address employer concerns regarding unfair competition and trade secret protections. Equally important is avoiding the pitfalls of noncompliant provisions. This webinar will review the scope of permissible provisions relating to non-compete, trade secret and no-rehire provisions, state law efforts to push back on overly broad and restrictive agreements and best practices for avoiding potential employment claims.

Participants will learn about the following:

• Restrictions on entering into non-compete agreements
• Options for protecting trade secrets through use of employment agreements
• Limits on no-rehire provisions in settlement agreements

The webinar will also address steps employers can take to achieve compliance including evaluating current personnel practices and updating employment and settlement agreements.

Nov 10, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Jordan B. Schwartz
Partner, Labor • Employment Practice @Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Jordan B. Schwartz is a partner in Conn Maciel Carey’s national Labor • Employment Practice Group. He focuses his practice on representing employers in all aspects of the employment relationship. Mr. Schwartz works to create workplace solutions for his clients across all industries. He defends employers in litigation at both the federal and state levels, including matters related to ADA, FLSA, FMLA, Title VII, and affirmative action/OFCCP regulations. He advises clients regarding the protection of trade secrets and the misappropriation of confidential or proprietary information, both defending employers and pursuing enforcement against former employees. When relevant, Mr. Schwartz provides advice and counsel to unionized and non-unionized workplaces regarding the employer’s rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
Megan S. Shaked
Associate, OSHA and Labor & Employment Practice @Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Megan S. Shaked is an associate in the San Francisco office of Conn Maciel Carey LLP. She represents employers on a wide range of employment matters, including claims of discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations and whistle blowing. She also represents clients against claims brought by patrons alleging lack of accessibility under Title III of the ADA and the California Unruh and Disabled Persons Acts.