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An Enforceable PA Noncompete Without Consideration? Not on the Superior Court's Watch!

A couple of years ago, I blogged about a legal theory in a Legal Intelligencer article that would create enforceable noncompetes without any consideration. The premise was pretty simple, Pennsylvania has a law called the Uniform Written Obligations Act (UWOA) that generally provides that a written contract...

Pennsylvania Superior Court Requires Additional Consideration For Non-Compete From Current Employee

by Jami K. Suver The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently ruled in Socko v. Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc. , that non-compete agreements signed during employment are not enforceable unless the employer provides its employee additional consideration in exchange for signing [ an enhanced version...