Florida Non-Compete Agreements: Common Misperceptions

Fort Lauderdale, Florida non-compete and trade secrets attorney Jonathan Pollard discusses common misperceptions about Florida non-compete agreements.  Topics discussed include:

  • Florida’s Right to Work law
  • Florida’s general pro-non-compete stance
  • Enforcement of non-compete agreements against doctors
  • Being forced to sign a non-compete agreement
  • Consideration necessary to support a non-compete agreement
  • Impact of an employer’s prior breach

 

Jonathan Pollard is a trial lawyer and litigator based on Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He focuses his practice on defending non-compete and trade secret claims. Jonathan routinely represents doctors, corporate executives and other high level employees who are switching companies, or, who have started their own ventures. Beyond litigation, Jonathan advises employees, companies and business owners regarding restrictive covenant issues in connection with employment contracts, separation agreements, hiring decisions, the purchase or sale of business interests and the execution of commercial leases. Jonathan has been interviewed about non-compete issues by reporters from INC Magazine, the BBC, the National Federation of Independent Business and The Tampa Bay Times. In addition to his background in non-compete and trade secrets work, Jonathan has broad experience as a competition lawyer, generally, and has litigated numerous cases under both the Sherman and Lanham Acts. He is licensed in all Florida federal and state courts and routinely represents clients in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville. His office can be reached at 954-332-2380. For more information, visit http://www.pollardllc.com.

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