Honcho On Garden Leave Must Stay Planted: Court

Law360, New York (May 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York State Supreme Court justice has temporarily thwarted a managing director of Thomas Weisel Partners Group Inc. from jumping ship to another investment firm.

Justice Lewis Stone granted a temporary restraining order Thursday against Brett Milner, choosing to enforce for now the 90-day “garden leave” provision of his contract while awaiting a hearing on TWP’s preliminary injunction request.

“Milner is enjoined and restrained from violating the terms of his employment agreement with TWP by working for or providing any services to, Stanford Financial Group,...
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