Money Alone Cannot Buy a Non-Compete Agreement with a Texas Employee

/cdklawyers.com// 08/29/2010 A non-compete agreement prevents an employee (or former employee) from competing with an employer.  Employers enter into these agreements to protect confidential information and to avoid losing customers to competitors when an employee changes jobs.  But, cautions Dallas non-compete attorney Keith Clouse, in order for a non-compete agreement to be enforceable against an […]

Employers Must Give Employee Adequate Consideration to Support Non-Compete Agreements

/cdklawyers.com// 03/16/2010 A non-compete agreement forbids an employee from competing with an employer post-employment.  But, cautions Dallas non-compete attorney Keith Clouse, an employer must provide adequate consideration to the employee for the contract to be enforceable. In Texas, the consideration given by an employer must give rise to the employer’s interest in restraining the employee […]