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About this Program

In today’s competitive business market, the success of a company in Virginia is directly tied to its ability to protect and retain human resources, intellectual property, trade secrets, proprietary information and client relationships.  In this CLE program, labor and employment attorney Thomas Murphy teaches Virginia practitioners how to properly draft non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.  By reviewing the major developments in Virginia case law, Mr. Murphy explains how to draft terms in the three primary areas of function, geographic scope and duration.  He further explains the pitfalls of using boiler plate agreements, and provides useful drafting tips based on the size of a business and the duties of the employee.  Virginia employment attorneys should not miss this rare opportunity to benefit from Thomas Murphy’s 30 plus years of experience in protecting the business of his employer clients through successful non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.

Agenda:
I.   Business Realities
II.  Scope of Restricted Activities
III. Recent Virginia Case Law
IV. Function, Temporal Restriction, and Geographic Scope
V.  Drafting Tips
VI. Restrictions on Disclosure

Reviews

Donald
Norfolk, VA

Mr. Murphy was not afraid to give his audience information of a much more intricate nature than other lecturers. i appreciate this and feel that this course presentation exemplifies the level of analysis intended by the CLE codifiers. Thank You

Joyce
Midlothian, VA

Very informative and useful.

Kenneth
Norfolk, VA

Excellent presentation

Stacey
Dumfries, VA

Excellent Presentation!

John
Reston, VA

Mr. Murphy was excellent, course very helpful

Dennis
Charlottesville, VA

well presented and very current

Richard
Alexandria, VA

Useful information.

Sarah
Topeka, KS

Excellent, clear presentation on this important topic. The advice regarding pitfalls to avoid was particularly helpful.

Dave
Richmond, VA

Great and very practical!

Richard
Washington, DC

great speaker, great materials. Highly recommended!

Lauren
Fairfax, VA

Very good coverage of topic. Well presented and will be easy to remember.

Elizabeth
Clifton, VA

Excellent

Brian
Windermere, FL

informative and substantive

Lorenzo
Sterling, VA

good basic review of noncompetes and fine drafting tips

Simon
Lake Ridge, VA

Good seminar. Love the case citations.

Benjamin
Reston, VA

All speakers should review this for cogency, and the strengths of preparation and organization. A lot of substance in a short amount of time.

Kelly
Chantilly, VA

Good presentation.

Christopher
Vienna, VA

Nice overview and more detail re caselaw than expected.

Joseph
Washington, DC

Covered the subject matter clearly and effectively.

Bethany
Herndon, VA

Great general overview, very appreciative of the citations.

Pamela
Great Falls, VA

Mr.Murphy is a great instructor. I have some experience with non-compete provisions, but he has really helped me to solidify what I previously knew. I will definitely recommend this session and Mr. Murphy.

Herbert
Charlotte, NC

Excellent review of NDA and non-compete rules.

John
Fairfax, VA

Nice summary good use of case law.

Richard
Vienna, VA

Excellent program, well and cogently presented. Highly recommended.

Yea-Tung
Mclean, VA

good informational

Mary Gayle
Purcellville, VA

good speaker. good discussion

William
Great Falls, VA

Good survey of the field.

Daniel
Lookout Mountain, TN

As outstanding a presenter as I have ever had on Law Line.

Michael
Washington, DC

Great lecture!

Jack
Maitland, FL

Good presenter.

Joan
Fairfax, VA

I really liked this speaker

Jared
Salt Lake City, UT

Great job!

Barry
Springfield, VA

Truly an expert in this area of law.

Daniel
Lancaster, VA

Excellent

Edwin
Annandale, VA

Thomas Murphy is an excellent speaker and very knowledgeable with respect to the topic of non-compete agreements. An excellent presentation.

Kerian
Larkspur, CA

Best speaker I've had from Lawline.com. Tom Murphy is on a par with the best law school professors I had at Georgetown law.

Richard
Yorktown, VA

The speaker showed a good command of the topic

Ken
Norfolk, VA

Concise and straightforward.

Sarah
Arlington, VA

Some of the best speakers I've listened to for CLEs

Tamara
Charlottesville, VA

Very well done

Brian
Washington, DC

Excellent instructor

David
Richmond, VA

Excellent

Christopher Sean
Virginia Beach, VA

informative with a great host speaker

Todd
Newport News, VA

Excellent material, speaker, and presentation.

Karen
Ashburn, VA

Excellent

Mara
Alexandria, VA

A+ Mr. Murphy was excellent. He gave a very well organized and very informative CLE. An hour well-spent for anyone interested in Virginia employment law.

Trevor
New York, NY

Very clear and concise, yet entertaining and amusing presentation. Simply excellent.

Kristina
Grantham, NH

Mr. Murphy was a very good instructor.

Eric
Earlysville, VA

outstanding

Richard
Cumming, GA

Excellent and very informative program.

Diane
Fairfax, VA

Enjoyable and knowledgeable presentation

Joseph
Falls Church, VA

Excellent program; Mr. Murphy was very easy to listen to and follow, and he related his examples back to the original "rules" nicely. Thanks.

Janine
Falls Church, VA

Excellent presentation

Deborah
Alexandria, VA

Excellent.

John Stephen
Gadsden, AL

Mr. Murphy and his presentation were terrific. Many thanks for such an enjoyable and interesting program.

Tara
Reston, VA

Very useful and informative. Highly recommended!

Tyler
Norman, OK

He was very intelligent on the subject. Worth watching definitely.

Forrest
Leesburg, VA

Excellent Speaker

Dean
Washington, DC

speaker was an expert in the field and provide clear and insightful information on the topic

Rating

Presenters

Production Date

December 19, 2011

Credits

Virginia
1 General