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Gary Blackman to speak at CBA Labor & Employment Law Committee Meeting

Event Date

June 13, 2012

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Gary Blackman, a founding member of Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC, will speak at the Chicago Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Committee Meeting on June 13, 2012. The meeting will be held from 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM at the CBA Headquarters.

Topic: Non-Competition/ Non-Solicitation Agreements in the Wake of Reliable Fire Equipment Co. v. Arredondo

How has Illinois law regarding the enforcement of non-competition agreements changed? How do these changes impact your clients' current agreements? What should you consider in drafting these agreements in the future? What should employees be on the lookout for when presented with non-compete agreements?

Gary will discuss:

  • An overview of the Illinois Supreme Court's holding in Reliable Fire Equipment Co. v. Arredondo and how the ruling has impacted the non-competition landscape in Illinois
  • Key elements of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements that you should consider when advising your clients, whether corporate or individual
  • Enforcement of al challenges to non-competition and non-solicitation agreements via litigation

IL MCLE Credit: Illinois MCLE credit, if applicable, will be awarded based on actual length of MCLE presentation. Use your membership card to electronically record your attendance at a meeting. For a replacement membership card, call 312-554-2130

Location: CBA Headquarters, 321 South Plymouth Court. See guard in lobby for meeting room location

Lunch: Lunch is available for purchase at the CBA servery with a CBA membership card for $9.50. Non-members may purchase lunch tickets at the CBA shop for $12.00

Materials: When available, print meeting materials can be found at under Committees tab click on Meeting Notices

Filed under: Litigation

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