Vinson & Elkins' employment lawyers are experienced and well-versed in structuring restrictive covenant regimes, providing counsel with respect to non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidential information-related matters, and litigating employee unfair competition matters.
a strong reputation for our knowledge of choice-of-law principles, offensive
and defensive litigation strategies, practical guidance, and familiarity with
the many state law principles that national and international employers must
consider. In an age of increased
employee mobility, these skills can be integral to building and maintaining a
have considerable experience working with private equity sponsors, start-up
entities, and mid- and large-cap companies across a range of industries. We counsel
clients at the company acquisition and management team investment phase, upon
separations from employment, and after the employment relationship ends.
Clients have come to
rely on our team to resolve these often fast-paced and complex issues expeditiously
and count on our sophisticated knowledge of restrictive covenant regime
drafting, negotiation, enforcement, and litigation to protect their