Clarifying Georgia's Covenant Law

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT) -- As many practitioners in the area are aware, the Georgia General Assembly’s efforts to pass a statute to address the enforceability of restrictive covenants in Georgia have encountered some unanticipated setbacks and continuing uncertainty. A recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is very likely to resolve one of the lingering uncertainties regarding the Georgia covenant statute, but in a way that will require some employers to revisit whether their recently executed covenant agreements remain viable.

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