Court Applies Choice of Law Provision in Non-Compete Dispute

Joseph Dietrich and Thomas Swider worked for Senture, LLC, selling services and support for government security programs. Specifically, Mr. Swider and Mr. Dietrich worked on the government’s Transportation Workers’ Identification Credential (“TWIC”) program. In 2007, they left Senture and joined a competitor, SAIC, Inc., shortly thereafter. Around the same time, SAIC obtained a subcontract with Lockheed Martin to do TWIC work similar to what Senture

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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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