Competing With Former Employers

When employees leaves companies, it is often an issue whether or not they may compete with their former employers.  This situation is frequently faced by minority shareholders who have been the victims of a corporate squeeze out.   Often the business of the corporation is the only business that the shareholder knows. Non-competition or confidentiality provisions…

Commercial Litigation Costs – a Dollars and Sense Litigation Strategy

Anyone who has gone through commercial litigation doesn’t have to be told how expensive litigation can become.  In fact, commercial litigation is so expensive that it can actually become a strategy in its own right.  By drawing out litigation with unnecessary motions, discovery requests, depositions, briefing schedules, hearings and emergency hearings, the well financed—usually the…