Employment & Non Competition Litigation

AXS represents employers and employees across a wide range of industries. We offer preventive counseling and litigate all facets of employment disputes. We counsel clients on non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, and anti-discrimination laws. On behalf of employers, we bring actions to protect company trade secrets, enforce confidentiality agreements, and defend against claims of wrongful termination.

Representative employment-related matters include:

  • Successfully defended life insurance company in defamation and wrongful termination cases, obtaining judgment as a matter of law.
  • Successfully defended pharmaceutical company in defamation and wrongful termination cases, negotiating favorable settlement after deposing the plaintiff and filing the summary judgment motion.
  • Obtained summary judgment for transportation company in age discrimination case.
  • On behalf of employee, defeated motion for preliminary injunction seeking to enforce non-competition clause and prevailing at trial.
  • Prosecuted claim for theft of confidential customer lists by former employee, resulting in favorable settlement.
  • Successfully prosecuted claim for usurpation of corporate opportunity by publicly traded Russian company against former agent.
  • Successfully defended hospitality company in class action seeking $1 billion in damages. Obtained dismissal of the complaint and negotiated de minimus settlement.