Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Agreements

Reach an Experienced Minneapolis Lawyer at (612) 260-5109

You have always been able to compete fairly and succeed. That’s the game. When someone cheats by poaching a key employee and using her to sell to all of your customers, that’s unfair. If you have a proper non-compete and non-solicitation agreement in place with your employees, you may be able to sue and stop this from happening, or at least, hold those responsible for breaking and interfering with your non-compete agreements. Once the damage starts, it only multiples—usually exponentially.

We can aggressively, effectively, and efficiently fight for your rights and protect your business from potentially devastating harm when a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement is broken. You must act fast when faced with a violated non-compete agreement. After the bell has been rung by a former worker helping your competitor steal your customers, the bell cannot be unrung completely. But you can act quickly to silence it and limit the damage that is being done.

Discuss how your non-compete agreement was violated. Give MKT Law, PLC a call at (612) 260-5109 to arrange a consultation.

Contact a Minneapolis & St. Paul Non-Compete Agreement Attorney

We will get your case into Court and ask the Judge to issue a temporary restraining order or injunction as fast as possible. Our Minneapolis firm and business litigation lawyers can rapidly get your case sorted out when time is critical and your business depends on getting to Court as soon as possible.

MKT Law, PLC has represented a broad spectrum of people, including sales people, doctors, insurance agents, and other licensed professionals as well as the businesses that employ them. Based on our business acumen and experience with employment agreements restricting the ability to compete against, or solicit employees or customers from a former employer, we know how enforceable your agreements may be.

Non-Compete Agreements and Business Sales

It is one thing if your non-compete agreement is with an employee, but Minnesota Courts analyze these agreements with a different legal standard than if they are part of an agreement that involved the sale or purchase of a business. Make sure you know the difference. Make sure you apply the proper standard when suing over your non-compete agreement, negotiating the terms of one or trying to decide how enforceable it will be in the future.

  • Non-compete agreements: When employers share ideas and business practices with employees, partners and others, a non-compete agreement helps make sure that these people do not impact the employer's bottom line by working for the competition. By law, non-compete agreements must be limited in scope, duration and geography in order to be enforceable.
  • Non-solicitation agreements: Customers and employees are a business's biggest assets. Non-solicitation agreements limit the contact that a former employee can have with a business's existing customers and employees. When an employee signs a non-solicitation agreement, he or she agrees not to take valuable customers or other employees along when leaving the business.

For experienced counsel in Minneapolis and St. Paul regarding a non-compete or non-solicitation contract, contact our team at (612) 260-5109.

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