NY Noncompete Ruling Shows Suing 1st Isn't Enough

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 6:52 PM EST) -- A New York appeals court's refusal to dismiss Aon Corp.'s corporate raid suit against several former executives, despite the fact that they sued first in California, suggests judges are taking a dim view of preemptive strikes that seek to take advantage of a California law rejecting noncompete agreements, attorneys say.

Despite the fact that former executives at the $18 billion insurance giant sued first as they jumped from Aon to Blackstone Group LP unit Alliant Insurance Services Inc. in June 2011, along with dozens of employees,...
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