Mark Saloman and Jennifer Williams contributed the article "Fired Employees Can Compete, So Says New York" to DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar. Their article focuses on restrictive covenants.
"A company that terminates an employee—even if it offers the employee the chance to apply for a position with the company’s successor—cannot enforce restrictive covenants over that employee, a New York appeals court recently held. In Buchanan Capital Markets, LLC v. DeLucca, 144 A.D.3d 508 (N.Y. App. Div. 2016), the First Judicial Department affirmed a lower court’s denial of a preliminary injunction seeking to enforce non-compete and non-solicitation agreements against four employees."
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