• Illinois Appellate Court Requires More Than A Promise Of At-Will Employment In Order To Enforce Restrictive Covenants
  • July 31, 2013
  • Law Firm: Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick Pearson LLP - Chicago Office
  • In a disturbing development for employers who use or are considering using restrictive covenants, the Illinois Appellate Court recently made enforcement of these covenants significantly more difficult. In essence, the Appellate Court has ruled that a restrictive covenant cannot be supported by a promise of employment alone, unless that employment is for at least a two-year period.