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September 20, 2006

Making and Breaking Non-Compete Agreements (Boston, MA)

On September 20, 2006, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tracy Thomas Boland will be presenting at the Massachusetts Bar Association on "Making and Breaking Non-Compete Agreements."  While MBA events are usually geared towards attorneys, in-house counsel and senior executives in charge of HR may find this seminar informative.

In today’s knowledge economy, companies are realizing that having the best talent is the number-one key to success. Employers are spending more time and money finding that top talent and keeping their competitors from luring that talent away. More and more companies are finding themselves embroiled in noncompete litigation. In Massachusetts, noncompete law is rapidly evolving. Relying on boilerplate noncompete agreements is often a losing proposition.

These companies, and the lawyers advising them, have to know how noncompete litigation will play out in Massachusetts courts. Tracy will be presenting on a panel of noncompete experts to help steer companies and their attorneys around the many landmines in this fast-moving, fast-changing area of law.

Specific topics include:
•    How to draft effective noncompetes
•    How to advise companies seeking to protect trade secrets and key employees
•     The best ways to enforce a noncompete
•     How to defeat noncompetes in court

To register for this seminar, please contact the Massachusetts Bar Association at(617) 338-0545.