Breach of Restrictive Covenants
What Are the Damages?
By Michael L. Rich
In suits for breach of restrictive covenant agreements, such as noncompete and non-solicitation provisions, attorneys tend very often to focus their efforts on obtaining or defending against injunctive relief — both preliminary and final. Certainly, this early phase of a restrictive covenant lawsuit is critical because a primary purpose of such an agreement is to stop or limit a former employee or independent contractor from competing with an employer.