April 22, 2024

Litigation, Potential Ban Should Have Companies Rethinking Noncompetes

Katie Anderson, Buffalo Business First

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Featuring: James R. O’Connor

Employers should learn how to protect themselves outside of blanket noncompetes

Noncompete agreements prohibit employees – typically C-suite and other executives – from working for a competitor within a certain time frame after leaving their current employer. New York’s proposed ban on noncompetes came to a halt when Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed the bill, asking for more parameters that specifically provided protection for middle-class employees.

James O’Connor was interviewed for the article “Litigation, potential ban should have companies rethinking noncompetes,” featured on the Buffalo Business First website.

James R. O’Connor