Employment Contracts & Restrictive Covenants

Axley attorneys provide advice to employers on the appropriateness and use of various employment agreements.

Employment contract attorneys draft and review employment related agreements, including the following:
  • Employment contracts
  • Intellectual property agreements
  • Restrictive covenants, including covenants not to compete
  • Separation agreements
  • Trade secret and confidentiality agreements
  • Executive Compensation Agreements

Our attorneys also represent employers in litigation concerning employment-related agreements.

Employment Contracts & Restrictive Covenants Attorneys

Client Successes

Breach of Covenant Not to Compete Defense
Successfully represented executives in claims for breach of covenants not to compete by former employers.
Non-Compete Agreement
Drafted and then successfully enforced a non-compete agreement on behalf of a financial planning firm.

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