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Boudreaux v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC,

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Louisiana Federal Court Cautions Against Seeking Enforcement of Invalid Noncompete Agreements

Ogletree Deakins • September 01, 2015
In what should serve as a cautionary tale to employers with noncompete agreements, a federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana allowed an unfair trade practices claim to survive against an employer that attempted to enforce an allegedly invalid noncompete agreement.

Former Employee in Louisiana Bites Back, Files Suit Against Employer for Threatening to Enforce Non-Compete

Fisher Phillips • February 05, 2015
Louisiana has strict requirements for enforcement of non-compete agreements which are not “favored” in the Pelican state. In a recent case, Boudreaux v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC, a former employee in Louisiana preemptively filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of Louisiana’s unfair trade practices statute and intentional interference with business relations after his former employer sent a letter stating its intent to enforce a non-compete agreement. The district court held that the complaint alleged sufficient facts to support the two claims and survive dismissal.