Smooth Transitions

Smooth Transitions

addressing the Legal issues arising from the departure of employees & Business breakups

Tag Archives: Lawyers

Why Texas lawyers aren’t subject to non-competes.

Posted in Injunction, Non-Compete Agreements, Non-Solicitation Agreements
  Quite often I have lawyer friends ask me why Texas lawyers (and lawyers from other states) aren’t the subject of non-competes? ┬áThere aren’t really any cases that I’ve run across on the subject, which sometimes is an indicator that law firms aren’t trying to enforce them. ┬áThe answer is not that complicated. Queue Texas… Continue Reading

Recruiters Beware

Posted in Placement Professionals
  A recent case filed in Dallas provides some guidance for recruiters, especially when they recruit lawyers. Lawyer Chris Gilbert sued recruiter Diane Caldwell, the recruiter who convinced him to move from Nashville to Dallas and work for Patton Boggs as a partner. The petition asserts claims for breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, and breach of contract. The… Continue Reading
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