Restrictive Covenants, Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation, Exclusive Dealing

  • Arbitrated two separate intra-corporate LLC disputes involving departing member and an investment firm challenging restrictive non-compete and non-solicitation covenants and confidentiality clauses in the operating agreements under California Business and Professions Code § 16600. 
     

  • Mediated alleged violation of a non-solicitation agreement by a technology client which terminated a staffing servicing agreement and later hired employees of the service provider which had approached the technology client seeking employment.
     

  • Arbitrated a dispute between a Dealer and a Supplier concerning a channel partner agreement whereby the Dealer would generate solar installation contracts in a defined territory and provide them to the Supplier for installation, in exchange for a commission. The dispute focused on alleged violation of exclusive dealing and non-solicitation agreements by the Dealer leading to the Supplier withholding commissions payable to the Dealer.