• Are Restrictive Covenants Enforceable In California? It Depends.
  • November 23, 2011 | Authors: Alice Y. Chu; Kurt A. Kappes
  • Law Firms: Greenberg Traurig, LLP - East Palo Alto Office ; Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Sacramento Office
  • In California, it is well established that non-compete provisions are unenforceable, subject to certain statutory exceptions. Nevertheless, some courts have also recognized that non-compete provisions are enforceable if necessary to protect confidential information or trade secrets.