Burr & Forman

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets

Burr & Forman’s non-compete and trade secrets service group is comprised of litigation and transactional attorneys throughout the firm’s Southeastern footprint. The group represents and counsels businesses in connection with all types of unfair competition issues, including those involving non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, and employee raiding, trade secrets, and employee loyalty.

Our attorneys represent financial services companies, consulting firms, technology companies, medical practices, insurance companies, media and publishing businesses, franchisors, and a wide variety of sales-oriented businesses. Our group includes attorneys licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Mississippi, and multiple other states, along with significant experience in FINRA arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

The services we provide to our clients include the following:

Counseling on Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Issues
Our team counsels clients on ways to employ best practices in protecting a business’s valuable customer relationships and business information. Such counseling often involves working with a client to help develop policies and procedures for better protecting its trade secrets and other confidential information. Our attorneys assist clients with general employee on-boarding and exit strategies geared toward avoiding disputes involving non-compete and trade secrets issues, as well as getting involved with specific new or departing employees for the purpose of resolving unfair competition issues before they flare up into litigation.

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