Calif. Judge Axes Aon's Noncompete Clauses In Alliant Battle

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday struck down noncompete provisions Aon Corp. included in employment agreements with three former employees who left to join Alliant Insurance Services Inc., marking a victory for Alliant in the ongoing battle over 60 employees who defected from Aon last summer.

Judge Dale Fischer ruled in favor of Alliant and the three employees — who were part of the 60-strong group that decamped from Aon to Alliant in June 2011 — in finding that the noncompete covenants in their agreements with Aon...
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