HRA-NCA Legislative Webinar Series:
"Protecting Your Business Through Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements"
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
HRCI Credit: 1.5 General Hours
Presenter: Henry A. Platt, Esq., of Saul Ewing LLP
In this informative webinar, Henry Platt will discuss how HR professionals can help safeguard their business through the effective use of enforceable non-competition and confidentiality agreements. He will discuss avoiding legal pitfalls from the drafting stage through enforcement. Topics covered in this webinar will include:
- Crafting an enforceable non-compete agreement that meets the company's business objectives;
- Developing effective proactive policies and practices to ensure employee compliance with non-compete, duty of loyalty and confidentiality obligations, and avoiding traps for the unwary from hiring through post-termination;
- Litigating restrictive covenants from both sides of the "vs."
As a partner in Saul Ewing's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice, Henry Platt concentrates his practice on representing management nationwide in all aspects of labor and employment litigation. Platt has served as a panelist for a Washington Area Compensation and Benefits Association discussion. He presents in a series of Labor and Employment Law Webinars for HR Professionals. Henry has litigated jury and non-jury cases involving age, sex, race, religious, national origin and disability discrimination; sexual harassment; retaliation; wrongful termination; drug testing; labor antitrust; employee raiding and defection; business conspiracy; and claims under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Labor-Management Relations Act (LMRA). He also represents clients in matters related to plant closings, mass layoffs, drug testing, workplace privacy, non-compete agreements, collective bargaining and labor arbitration. Henry regularly appears in federal district and appellate courts and represents clients in administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor and state administrative agencies. Henry is admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for California, the District of Columbia and Maryland.