About Toby K. Henderson

Toby became an SS+D shareholder on January 1, 2006. He joined the firm’s Litigation Department in May 2000 and concentrates his practice in Business and Commercial Litigation, Trade Secret Claims, Antitrust, Health Care Law, Construction Law, and Labor and Employment Law.

Business Litigation + Contingency Fee = Win For Business Executives and General Counsel

Conventional wisdom among business executives and general counsel is to view litigation as a drain on company resources.  Lawsuits are to be avoided if at all possible –  something to pursue only as a last resort.  Litigation, after all, places Read More…

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act – An Effective Tool for Employers in Non-Compete and Theft of Trade Secret Litigation

The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. section 1030, which was originally enacted in 1984 as a criminal statute to protect data on federal computers and deter hackers, has evolved to include a private right of action for Read More…

Do Your Non-Compete Agreements Have a Tolling Provision?

Non-compete agreements are intended to restrict a former employee from working with any competitor for a specified period of time after employment ends. It is a contract like many others which must include certain provisions which are essential to maximizing Read More…

5 Things to Know About Non-Compete Agreements

1.      Assume they are enforceable.  Ohio courts, and courts around the country, routinely enforce non-compete agreements to guard against unfair competition and to protect an employer’s confidential information, trade secrets, and business goodwill.  The law allows an employer to protect its legitimate Read More…