Sebaly Shillito + Dyer Recognized in Chambers USA Guide 2017!

Sebaly Shillito + Dyer has, again, been recognized by Chambers & Partners in their upcoming Chambers USA Guide 2017! Chambers, which is based in the UK, is one of the most prestigious of the ratings services, listing top lawyers and firms 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The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. section 1030, which was originally enacted in 1984 as a criminal statute to protect data on federal computers and deter hackers, has evolved to include a private right of action for Read More…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…