Our Non-Compete Agreement Cases
Some non-compete and/or non-solicitation disputes we have handled in Illinois:
Defended a former employee of a large financial institution who sued after
he and several people he supervised went to work for a competitor. The
lawsuit alleged that our client had stolen trade secrets by taking electronic
files, breached his fiduciary duty by soliciting other employees to leave,
and violated a non-solicitation contract.
- We achieved a favorable resolution for our client within 8 months of when the lawsuit was filed.
We, along with co-counsel, represented the founder and former officer of
a company who was sued for misappropriating trade secrets, violating an
agreement to not compete after a buy-out, and allegedly utilizing confidential
information. The company sought a preliminary injunction and damages.
- A hearing/trial was heard before American Arbitration Association in Chicago, Illinois and our client prevailed.
Defended a former employee of an Illinois based bank who was sued after
it was alleged that he was a loan officer who violated his employment
contract and misappropriated bank assets and committed violations of the
Illinois Trade Secrets Act.
- All claims against our client were voluntarily dismissed. (Cook County, Illinois)
- Obtained dismissal, on jurisdictional grounds, for employee accused of claims under Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) and other contract claims, including restrictive covenants, for joining alleged competitor.