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Michael Cardello Featured Panelist At NYSBA’s Restrictive Covenants Webinar

Michael Cardello, a partner of the firm, will be a featured panelist for the New York State Bar Association’s  webinar “Restrictive Covenants: The Good, The Bad & What The Future Holds” on June 17, 2020  from 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm.

Topics include:

I. Basic points of New York law on the enforceability of restrictive covenants 

  1. BDO Seidman v. Hirshberg
  2. Elements of enforceable restrictive covenants
  3. Temporal and geographic restrictions
  4. Status of current law
  5. Best practices in the preparation of restrictive covenants on behalf of employers

II. What are the legitimate interests of the employer

  1. Changing expectation of workforce
  2. Globalization / Remote Workplace
  3. Standard language v. customized language
  4. Methods of resolution
  5. Key issues in adjudicating requests for temporary and preliminary relief

III. Key issues in adjudicating requests for temporary and preliminary relief

  1. When should the employer seek interim relief
  2. What are courts looking for in order to adjudicate temporary relief
  3. Present a hypothetical and seek audience participation
  4. Blue Pencil — will New York Courts modify the terms of a Restrictive Covenant rather than strike the Covenant

IV. What is the future of restrictive covenants in the changing workplace of the 21st Century?

The webinar provides 1.5 CLE credits in professional practice (NY transitional & non-transitional)

For additional information about the program or to register, visit: NYSBA

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