Long-Daniels, Chris Puckett & Todd D. Wozniak
On November 2, 2010, Georgia voters approved an amendment
to the state constitution that will have a substantial impact on the drafting,
negotiation, and enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation and
non-disclosure covenants in Georgia...
Not all noncompete agreements in Virginia are subject to the
restrictive rules governing noncompete agreements formed between employers and
employees. Noncompete agreements entered into between two sophisticated parties
outside of the employment context may be governed by the less-restrictive
Virginia courts will not necessarily rule on the
enforceability of a restrictive covenant in an employment agreement without
first examining the facts. In a recent federal-court decision from Roanoke, Judge Wilson
denied a defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings in a case involving an...