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By Douglas Mishkin, Lillian Reynolds
Last month, a tech giant (IBM) sued one of its former executives who went to work for another tech giant (Microsoft), alleging that she breached her non-compete agreement and misappropriated trade secrets.
By Douglas Mishkin, Charles Morton, Michael Schiffer, Sandy Schlesinger
Many will be surprised to learn that a company may need to advance attorney's fees to a former director or officer being sued by the company for theft of trade secrets or other misconduct while serving as an officer or director.
By Douglas Mishkin
Employers commonly include prohibitions against post-employment soliciting of customers and employees in employment agreements.
By Nicholas Reiter, Karel Mazanec
Website accessibility lawsuits are now legion. As we have previously reported, website accessibility plaintiffs have secured a series of victories in recent years, including a landmark verdict ...
By Fred Wagner
Politicians overuse the catch-phrase "war on…" to describe actions alleged to be hostile toward a wide range of social institutions and public policy.
By Fred Wagner
Ask most parents with children who have recently gone through the college application process to identify the most frustrating part of the entire enterprise, and they will likely say helping their kids...
By Fred Wagner
The release of the administration's latest Executive Order on permit and NEPA streamlining has been overshadowed by recent events.
By Fred Wagner
Ask anyone in my family, and they'll tell you to hide my cellphone when I'm watching late-night TV.
By Fred Wagner
Senator John McCain made a dramatic return to the floor of the United States Senate this week following his brain cancer diagnosis.
By Fred Wagner
It is a welcome day when headlines focused on infrastructure make the front page.
By Fred Wagner
The USEPA and Army Corps of Engineers finally announced what has been expected since Inauguration Day – the repeal of the 2015 "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) rule.
By Laura Reathaford, Christopher Williams
The withdrawn Obama-era guidance had increased scrutiny on employers to correctly classify workers as employees and adopted expansive standards for determining joint employment.
By Laura Reathaford, Janice P. Gregerson
The Court also held that an employer who informs its employees of their entitlement to a day of rest does not incur liability when those employees voluntarily elect to work.
By Fred Wagner
Immediate reaction to the D.C. Circuit's July 3 ruling in Clean Air Council v. Pruitt spanned the predictable political divide.
By Andrew Steinberg, Sharon Connelly, Susan E. Golden, Jeffrey Tenenbaum
Additional amendments to the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (N-PCL) went into effect on May 27, 2017.
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