At the Jewish News Syndicate, Jonathan Tobin asks: "Which rights take precedence in a pandemic turned civil crisis?"
This case summary was prepared by Patrick Wooding.
Noncompete agreements have become a routine feature of employment contracting in many jurisdictions. Each of the states has adopted a subtly different approach toward the enforcement of noncompete agreements and other restrictive covenants. Some states, like California, hold nearly all noncompete agreements to be void ab initio. Others, like Delaware, have traditionally enforced such agreements.
As Berger Harris continues to weather the onslaught of COVID-19 and the resulting disruptions to the financial and business sectors, our thoughts are first-and-foremost with our families, co-workers, colleagues, friends and communities. We hope that all of you remain safe and healthy during these uncertain times.
As we endure the current lockdown, we thought it might be helpful to communicate a few of the legal issues that are top-of-mind at Berger Harris from a Delaware corporate and commercial litigation perspective: