Jude C. Bursavich: Lawyer with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Jude C. Bursavich

Partner
Baton Rouge,  LA  U.S.A.
Phone225.381.8045

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 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy & Mineral
  • Intellectual Property
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Securities Litigation
  • Corporate & Financial Services
  • Environmental
 
Mailing AddressPO Box 3197, 70821-3197
 
University Louisiana State University, B.A., 1983
 
Law SchoolPaul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1988
 
Admitted1989, Louisiana, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

2003 Graduate of the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class

 
BornThibodaux, Louisiana, November 16, 1958
 
Biography

Jude C. Bursavich is a Martindale AV rated partner in the Baton Rouge offices of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P., and a member of the firm's Management Committee. Mr. Bursavich practices in the area of business and commercial litigation, and has concentrated on non-compete agreements for over fifteen years. He represents both individuals and local and national companies in business matters.

Honors and Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.

Listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

Community Involvement

Court appointed special advocate for abused and abandoned children (CASA)

Member of the Executive Board of the Istrouma Area Council of Boy Scouts of America

Capital Area United Way, Board of Directors and currently serves as the Secretary

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI), former Board of Directors

Publications

“Using Non-compete Agreements in 2016 to Protect Your Business ” 12/31/2015

“Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Louisiana's Non-Compete Law ” November 2015

“Are Independent Contractors Subject to Louisiana's Non-Compete Law? ” April 2015

“Improve Your Chances of Enforcing Your Non-Compete Agreements in Louisiana ” April 2015

“Updating Your Non-Compete Agreements Annually is a Smart Business Practice ” July 2014

“Outsiders Beware of Louisiana Law on Non-Compete Agreements ” February 2014

“Trade Secret Protection in the Healthcare Industry-Fact or Fiction? ” Louisiana Medical News, December 2012

“Drafting Enforceable Noncompete Agreements ” March 2012

“Physician Noncompete Agreements-Are They Enforceable in Louisiana? ” January 2012

“2008 Legislature Expands Louisiana Noncompete Statute ” August 2008

Updating Your Non-Compete Agreements Annually is a Smart Business Practice, 7/16/2014

Trade Secret Protection in the Healthcare Industry-Fact or Fiction?, December 2012

Drafting Enforceable Noncompete Agreements Merit Shop Message, ABC Pelican Chapter, March 2012

Physician Noncompete Agreements-Are They Enforceable In Louisiana? Louisiana Medical News, February 2012

2008 Legislature Expands Louisiana Non-Compete Statute August 2008

Presentations

Non-Compete Agreements, Management Update Briefing, Shreveport, October 23, 2015

Non-Compete Agreements, Northeast Chapter of the LCPA, May 14, 2014

50/50 Stock Ownerships: Guiding Your Clients through Ownership Issues and Out of the Maze, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, UNO Chapter, November 21, 2013

50/50 Stock Ownerships: Guiding Your Clients through Ownership Issues and Out of the Maze, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, Shreveport Chapter, November 18, 2013

Non-Compete Agreements, Management Update, Shreveport, September 12, 2013

Non-Compete Agreements , Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, Shreveport Chapter, March 18, 2013

Independent Contractor v. Employee, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, Lake Charles Chapter, October 2012

Dealing with Soured Relationships in Business: Non-Compete Agreements and Remedies for Breach of Fiduciary Obligations”, Labor and Employment Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 19, 2003

“Minorities Shareholdership: An Unpleasant Place to Be”, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, Acadiana Chapter, November 2003

“Protecting Yourself from Ex-Employees”, Louisiana Purchase Venture Capital Forum, Old State Capital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 16, 2003

“Non-Compete Agreements - Fact or Fiction?”, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accounts, Acadiana Chapter, September 2003

“Advising Clients on Non-Competition/Non-Solicitation Agreements”, representing The Small, Start-up Business Seminar, The Center of Continuing Professional Development, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, December 6, 2002

“Today's Friend - Tomorrow's Foe - Non-Compete Agreements”, 2002 Labor and Employment Seminar, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 2002

“Advising Clients on Non-Competition/Non-Solicitation Agreements”, representing The Small, Start-up Business Seminar, The Center of Continuing Professional Development, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, May 16, 2002

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Represented both local and national companies in litigation with ex-employees who sought to leave their employment and take intellectual property and customers with them.; Represented hundreds of businesses and individuals on the validity and enforceability of non-competition agreements in Louisiana.; Represented various manufacturers on claims alleging trade secret violations in the manufacture of their products.; Represented numerous shareholders in various disputes on corporate governance issues.; Represented both local and national companies in litigating contractual claims.; Represented various national companies in litigation with other companies alleging anti-competitive acts and business defamation.; Represented various insurance companies in class action litigation.; Represented various oil and gas entities in litigation on business and contractual issues.
 
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Using Non-compete Agreements in 2016 to Protect Your Business
Jude C. Bursavich, January 18, 2016
Happy New Year! With 2016 here, what efforts will you take to protect your business? Are noncompete agreements in your arsenal? If not, why? Why refuse to take advantage of the protection Louisiana law provides?

Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Louisiana's Non-Compete Law
Jude C. Bursavich, November 20, 2015
Practicing non-compete law for almost 20 years in Louisiana has taught me this: Louisiana’s non-compete law differs from every other state. This fact often surprises out-of-state companies seeking to do business in Louisiana. A reasonableness test is commonly used in most other states. If a...

Are Independent Contractors Subject to Louisiana's Non-Compete Law?
Jude C. Bursavich, May 4, 2015
The validity of non-compete agreements in Louisiana is strictly controlled by a single statutory provision (La. R.S. 23:921) and its judicial interpretations. La. R.S. 23:921(A)(1) begins with the general prohibition against any agreement whereby anyone is restrained from exercising a lawful...



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