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3 answers  |  asked Dec 8, 2011 09:43 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Unlock Non-Compete Agreements: Keys to Escape

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Alejandro Caffarelli
If you are interested in scheduling an initial over the phone screening, please do not hesitate to contact me directly to arrange a date and time for a screening.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule a consultation, I may be reached at (312) 540-1230.

posted by Alejandro Caffarelli  |  Dec 8, 2011 1:25 PM [EST]
John Otto
Can they sue you? Of course, anyone can sue anyone for anything. Will they win? Probably not, but without knowing whether you walked off with proprietary information about their customers; what kind of business it is, etc. one can't say for sure. As the other responder has said, you need to talk with a lawyer about the specifics of your situation. That's the problem, of course, because talking with a lawyer will cost you money and the former employer is hoping that their huffing and puffing will scare you into backing off. Maybe your company will help provide you with a lawyer.

posted by John Otto  |  Dec 8, 2011 12:46 PM [EST]  [ Best Answer - selected by asker ]
Kate Sedey
While I cannot provide you with an anwer to your question without additional information, I would be happy to sit down with you to discuss the potential non-compete provision and its enforceability as well as the situation with your new employer.

Please feel free to contact me at the number or email address provided below and state that you have been in communication with me via MEL.

Very truly yours,
Kate Sedey

Associate
The Case Law Firm,LLC
250 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 230
Chicago, Illinois 60606
312-920-0400
ksedey@thecaselawfirm.com

posted by Kate Sedey  |  Dec 8, 2011 11:17 AM [EST]

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