Confidentiality a.k.a. Non-Disclosure Agreements: What Type of Lawyer Do You Need?

A confidentiality agreement, also known as a non-disclosure agreement or NDA, is often the first step in a business transaction or employment relationship that involves sensitive information. In its simplest form, an NDA is an agreement by one or both parties (often called the “discloser” and “recipient” as applicable) not to disclose confidential information received […]

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The Effectiveness of a Non-Compete that is “Subject” to an Employment Agreement: Why Legalese Isn’t Always a Waste of Time

Imagine, as I was asked recently, that you were an ex-employee of a company and attempting to determine whether you would prevail in a certain lawsuit. The situation involves a non-competition agreement (non-compete) you signed with a company, and you do not believe you should be bound by it.  The company is suing you to […]

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