Ill. High Court Won't Take High-Profile Noncompete Case

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The Illinois Supreme Court recently refused to review a closely watched case in which an appeals court ruled that for continued employment to constitute consideration adequate to back up a noncompete agreement, there must be at least two years of continued employment.

The state's highest court on Sept. 25 rejected a petition from Premier Dealer Services Inc., whose attempt to enforce nonsolicitation and noncompete provisions in an agreement with a former employee was rejected in the June 24 appellate decision.

Premier, which provides after-market vehicle products and...
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