For all the court decisions out there interpreting non-competition restrictions and customer or client restrictions, case law regarding non-solicitation of employees restrictions can be a little hard to find. At the link below is a report about a new decision from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals — written by our colleague in Madison, Sharon Mollman Elliott — construing an employee restriction just as it would a non-compete.
As always, careful drafting is key. Here is the article, which appears at www.jacksonlewis.com:
Wisconsin Court Finds Anti-Poaching Agreements to be Unenforceable