The newsletter of the ISBA’s Corporate Law Departments Section
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Prepare for their return before they go
This fall, the Illinois National Guard will send a combat brigade to Afghanistan to lead in the training and mentoring of the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police.
Professional service as an in-house attorney
Professionalism and civility are considered to be important characteristics of an attorney. In order for in-house counsel to act with professionalism and civility in the performance of their duties, certain challenges and special circumstances must be addressed.
Recent case involving the non-enforcement of non-solicitation agreements
Last spring, the Third Circuit Appellate Court in Illinois upheld a Will County Judge’s decision and held an employment agreement, which restricted the ability of the employee to solicit customers of the employer post-employment, was not enforceable due to a lack of adequate consideration notwithstanding that it was signed at the time the employee was hired by the employer.
Summary of recent Illinois and 7th Circuit decisions
Trial court erred when it granted summary judgment to the owner which paid funds to the general contractor in response to a payment application which listed a balance due to the electrical subcontractor.