Fairfax Court Considers Non-Compete Case Against Web Developers

If you work in Northern Virginia as a web developer, software engineer, or other professional with a technology company, your work is in high demand.  There is a good chance that you have a non-compete limiting your mobility if you separate from your employment. Before switching employers, employees should consider whether a non-compete agreement is enforceable and plan for a smooth transition upon exit. Consider

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Court: Injunction Denied in Statewide Non-Compete

Case: Wings, LLC v. Capitol Leather, LLC, 88 Va. Cir. 83 (Fairfax 2014) Wings, LLC, a company in Gainesville, Virginia, provides vinyl, fabric, and leather repair services. Most of their customers are auto dealerships and collision centers that hire Wings to repair car interiors. Wings employed technicians to service customers in defined geographic territories. Wings has customers in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area, including Northern

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Virginia Government Contractor Enforces Non-Compete Contract

In Virginia, non-compete contracts are common among government contractors. There are a couple of reasons: The Supreme Court of Virginia enforcing a contractor’s non-compete agreement with a former subcontractor in Preferred Sys. Solutions, Inc. v. GP Consulting, LLC, 284 Va. 382 (2012), provides a cautionary tale set in the government contracting industry. The Court denied the contractor’s challenge to the enforceability of the

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