Disputes over noncompete and trade secrets involve vital assets of a business: its goodwill, customers, information, and competitive advantage. Carrington Coleman’s experience litigating covenants not to compete and claims for misappropriation of trade secrets spans a multitude of professions and industries across the country, representing a diverse range of large national and international companies, as well as local and regional companies and individuals, in state and federal courts and arbitration.
Whether a client needs immediate injunctive relief to prevent the “raiding” of employees and clients or to defend against claims involving an unenforceable restraint on trade, Carrington Coleman prides itself on staying on the cutting edge of legal issues regarding the scope and limits of noncompete and trade secret litigation.
Our significant experience litigating the vast array of noncompete and trade secret issues provides the expertise needed to counsel employers in hiring employees, drafting and executing noncompetition and nondisclosure agreements, protecting intellectual property, and dealing with a departing employee. Carrington Coleman attorneys have seen the problems that can arise, and know how to plan in advance to often eliminate the need for litigation or to position our clients as favorably as possible should litigation ensue.