Washington State Further Restricts Noncompetition Agreements

By , and on June 12, 2024
Posted In Employment, Labor

The state of Washington has placed additional restrictions on the use of noncompetition agreements. Readers may be familiar with the Federal Trade Commission’s latest noncompete rule, which goes into effect on September 4, 2024. While that federal regulation is currently being challenged in court, Washington’s rule has already gone into effect.

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Brian Mead
Brian Mead is an employment litigator and transactional advisor. He leads McDermott’s Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants Subgroup. Clients call upon him for his substantial experience prosecuting and defending employee mobility, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation cases across various industries including private equity, healthcare, professional services, technology and manufacturing. Read Brian Mead's full bio.


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