Covenants not to compete, also known as non-compete clauses, may restrict employees from leaving their employer and immediately going to work for a competitor across town or in the area. Non-compete agreements in Texas, however, face scrutiny from the courts because of their restraint-of-trade implications.
Given this scrutiny, employers must carefully draft such agreements so as to ensure they are enforceable and comply with all relevant non-compete laws. After all, many employees have access to trade secrets, confidential information, and customer lists, and often receive specialized training that could give competitors an unfair advantage in the marketplace.
The non-compete attorneys at McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf have decades of experience negotiating, drafting and enforcing non-compete clauses on behalf of businesses throughout West Texas and New Mexico. We know how to draft enforceable Texas non-compete agreements that also protect our clients’ valuable business interests.
Our firm has a reputation for integrity, a commitment to excellence, and deep roots in our community, going back for generations. We strive to help our clients succeed and prosper, long after their legal issues are resolved. Through a full array of exceptional legal services with which we support the businesses and individuals who make our community strong, we’re helping to ensure that the West Texas and New Mexico region remains a great place to call home.
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