Enforcing Employee Noncompetes Post-Merger

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In June, 2012, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that if a noncompete agreement of a company and its employee fails to contain language indicating it will apply to successors and assigns, that employee can leave and compete against the company into which his original employing company ultimately merges. The Supreme Court has now altered and “clarified” that ruling in an updated opinion for the case of Acordia of Ohio, L.L.C. v. Fishel. . . 2012 – Client Advisory – Enforcing Employee Noncompete Agreements Post-Merger – October