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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Banker’s Non-Compete Struck Down in Virginia Court

In Nida v. Business Advisory Sys., 44 Va. Cir. 487 (1998), a loan officer resigned from a residential mortgage lender in Winchester, Virginia, and joined a competitor. The lender sued the loan officer in a Virginia court for breach of a non-compete provision in an independent contractor agreement. The judge held in favor of the loan officer, whose non-compete was overbroad and unenforceable as

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