Choice of Law Provisions in Non-Compete Agreements.
A recent federal case in Ohio emphasizes the importance of examining choice of law provisions in your non-compete agreements.
From the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog:
Choice of law is one of the most important, and, often, most ignored decisions you can making in drafting a non-competition agreement. Lifestyle Improvement Centers, LLC v. East Bay Health, LLC (S.D. Ohio 10/7/13), illustrates how the choice of which state’s law will govern the contact can govern the enforceability of the restrictive covenant.