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Enforcement of Non-Compete Agreements in Louisiana Still an Uphill Battle

Posted in Employment Law, Legal Updates
Under Louisiana law, “[e]very contact or agreement, or provision thereof, by which anyone is restrained from exercising a lawful profession trade, or business of any kind, except as [otherwise] provided [by law], shall be null and void.”  See La. R.S. 23:921(A)(1).  The Louisiana First Circuit’s recent decision in Envirozone, LLC v. The Tarp Depot, Inc.,… Continue Reading

22 GORDON ARATA MONTGOMERY BARNETT Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 Edition, Two Named Lawyer of the Year

Posted in Firm Announcements
In the past 35 years, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Greenlights Expansive Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Posted in Class Action, Employment Law
On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on employers’ ability to include mandatory and individualized arbitration clauses in contacts with their employees.  The issue came before the high court in cases from the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits.  See Epic Sys. Corp. v. Lewis, Docket No. 16-285 (May 21,… Continue Reading