• SCOTUS Reigns Supreme on Issue of Arbitration of Non-Compete Agreements
  • December 19, 2012 | Author: Peter C. Vilmos
  • Law Firm: Burr & Forman LLP - Orlando Office
  • Some states specifically allow non-compete agreements. Of those states, some have legislation that provides guidelines to parties to a non-compete agreement regarding enforceability. Other states take the approach that agreements restricting employment are void and unenforceable as against public policy. So here’s a situation on which the United States Supreme Court recently rendered an opinion (see Nitro-Lift Technologies, L.L.C. v. Eddie Lee Howard, et al., US Supreme Court Case No. 11-1377, November 2012):