ISBA Ethics Opinions on Restrictions on a Lawyer’s Practice
Agreement limiting lawyer's subsequent use of third party consultant's ideas and advice
Non-compete provision of partnership agreement
Firm employment agreement requiring execution of promissory note as guarantee lawyer shall not compete with firm after termination of relationship
Employment agreement prohibiting solicitation of former firm clients
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