By Valentine’s Day, Employers Must Provide Notice to California Employees Subject to Noncompete Provisions
California has passed two pieces of legislation that aim to crack down on employers’ efforts to enforce noncompete provisions against California-based employees.
Choate Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2024
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 43 Choate attorneys in its 2024 edition, including naming 4 partners as Lawyer of the Year in Boston for their respective practice areas.
Choate Ranks Highly in 2023 Legal 500
The 2023 edition of The Legal 500 recognized 29 Choate attorneys in their respective fields and 12 practice areas, with education and middle-market M&A receiving Tier 1 rankings.
Choate Lawyers and Practice Groups Recognized by Chambers 2023
The 2023 edition of Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 16 practice areas and 31 Choate attorneys as leading counsel in their fields, with six receiving Band 1 rankings, three receiving nationwide recognition, two global recognitions, and two senior statesmen.
FTC Proposes Sweeping Ban on Virtually All Employee Non-Compete Agreements
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a new rule that, if enacted, would virtually abolish employee non-compete agreements in the United States. The proposed rule would prohibit employers from entering into any agreements with employees or individual independent contractors that “effectively preclude the worker from working in the same field” as the employer.
Choate Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2023
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 49 Choate attorneys in its 2023 edition, including naming co-managing partner William Gelnaw a Lawyer of the Year.
Post Roe v. Wade Podcast
Post Roe v. Wade: Impact on Employee Benefit Plans
In this episode, Alison Reif and Wells Miller discuss how employee benefit plans may been impacted by the possible overturn of Roe v. Wade.
Choate Attorneys and Practice Groups Receive High Rankings in the 2022 Legal 500
The Legal 500 2022 recognized 31 Choate attorneys in their respective fields and 14 practice areas, with education and middle-market M&A receiving Tier 1 rankings.
Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Choate Lawyers and Practice Groups
Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 27 Choate partners as leading counsel in their respective fields, with six receiving Band 1 rankings.