Smooth Transitions

Smooth Transitions

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

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Can doctors bank on the FTC getting them out of non-competes?

Posted in Doctors
                                   The answer is most companies don’t have to worry about the Federal Trade Commission  targeting their non-compete agreements.  A few weeks ago there was some publicity around the FTC’s ruling that effectively let several cardiac physicians in Reno get out of a non-compete.  The basis for the decision and companion lawsuit filed by the… Continue Reading

M.D. Non-Competes in Texas

Posted in Doctors, Non-Compete Agreements
As discussed here previously, Texas non-compete and non-solicitation agreements are alive and well and the Texas Supreme Court has made them easier to enforce. Doctors are frequently the targets of non-competes and they are legal in the state of Texas.  The Texas Legislature has gone out of its way to set forth provisions necessary to make… Continue Reading

Employers in the Crosshairs

Posted in Doctors, Non-Compete Agreements
                                       As discusssed here before, a former employee with an non-compete agreement usually has two choices in terms of challenging a non-compete.  The first is to "compete" and then see what the former employer does.  This could mean a lawsuit with an application for a temporary restraining order that puts the former employee out of… Continue Reading