• Enforcing Non-Compete Clauses in Illinois After Reliable Fire
  • April 10, 2013
  • Law Firm: The Fish Law Firm P.C. - Naperville Office
  • For more than 30 years, Illinois courts applied the legitimatebusiness-interest test when analyzing whether a restrictive covenant in an employment agreement is valid. Then, in 2009, the appellate fourth district in Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. v Ehlers held the legitimate-business-interest test invalid, stating it had no basis in Illinois precedent and was created "out of whole cloth."