Courts must consider harm to former employee when enforcing non-competes

Federal Standard for Enjoining Breach of Noncompete Agreement Differs From Florida’s, Eleventh Circuit Rules

When deciding whether to enforce non-competes in federal or state court, companies should keep in mind that a federal court sitting in diversity jurisdiction must consider the harm of enjoining a former employee against the potential harm to the former employer because of the breach of the non-compete.

Lexology (10/01/15) David M. Gobeo Read full article