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 Joanna J. Cline, Christopher B. Chuff, Taylor B. Bartholomew and Matthew M. Greenberg From left, Joanna J. Cline, Christopher B. Chuff, Taylor B. Bartholomew and Matthew M. Greenberg, with Pepper Hamilton.

It is well-settled that California has a strong public policy against the enforcement of restrictive covenants against employees. Because of this, there has been a recent trend where employers have sought to circumvent California’s public policy by invoking Delaware law in restrictive covenant agreements with their employees. However, in a number of recent opinions, the Delaware Court of Chancery has resisted those efforts, instead choosing to invalidate the Delaware choice-of-law provisions and apply California law to void the restrictive covenants.

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