Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Agreements
Midland Litigation Attorneys – 432.214.8125
Businesses, companies, and corporations commonly use non-compete and non-solicitation
agreements within employment and trade contracts. When these agreements
are ignored, forgotten, or misinterpreted, the ramifications can be significant
and often lead to complex legal conflicts. Without knowledgeable, experienced
counsel, a business’s profits and reputation could both be severely
damaged in the process, or an individual may find it inordinately difficult
to obtain gainful employment.
Dean Law Firm and our West Texas litigation attorneys are well-familiar
with non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, as well as how to resolve
issues that arise because of them. If you or your company has run into
trouble due to an agreement that was broken by another party, or after
your business was accused of breaking an agreement, you can depend on
us for the trusted counsel you need and deserve.
A recent contract litigation success story from our firm include:
- A large, family-owned Texas company was caught up in an Ohio federal case
involving non-compete clauses and the apparent misappropriation of trade
secrets with a global conglomerate. Dean Law Firm was able to reach a
beneficial settlement in under 8 months and protect the family business.
As a plaintiff or a defendant, you can call 432.214.8125 to retain our
legal services for a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement case.
Understanding Limiting Business Agreements
Non-compete agreements and non-solicitation clauses are often violated
intentionally, but many cases originate solely due to a lack of contractual
understanding. In order to determine if your case is valid, it is necessary
to first understand the basics of such agreements.
What is a non-compete agreement?
A non-compete agreement is commonly used in employment contracts and state
that the employee cannot work for or form another company similar to the
employer’s company for a certain amount of time and within a certain
What is a non-solicitation agreement?
A non-solicitation agreement bars an employee from engaging with a company’s
clients or customers with the intent of gaining some sort of benefit after
leaving that particular company. The solicitation does not necessarily
need to actually be detrimental to the company that created the non-solicitation
Texas and federal courts use various factors to determine whether such
agreements are reasonable and should be enforced. If you utilize these
types of agreements in your business, let Dean Law Firm and our Midland
litigation lawyer make sure that they are enforceable under the current
laws. It is not always easier to ask for forgiveness later when dealing
with non-solicitation and non-compete agreements. We can help you and
your business navigate these agreements and develop a strategy that best
benefits you, improving your chances of avoiding any potential violations
or conflicts later.
Professional Representation with a Personalized Approach
Our West Texas business litigation attorneys have built a reputation in
our communities for providing large firm results simultaneously with small
firm attention. When you come to Dean Law Firm for help with enforcing
or defending against a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement, you
are not just retaining a professional with years of experience and unmatched
legal knowledge, you are also recruiting a friend to stand by your side. Use an
online contact form or call
432.214.8125 to schedule a
free consultation today – we love hearing from new and returning clients.