Upcoming Event on Noncompete Debate

The Boston Bar Association has organized an event — open to the public (and free) — on the various bills that would significantly alter the law governing non-competition agreements in Massachusetts.   The panel of speakers will include yours truly (speaking in this setting for the “status quo”) as well as the following:

  • State Rep. William N. Brownsberger, Esq., Sponsor of H. 1794 (bill to eliminate non-competes)
  • Russell Beck, Esq. Foley & Lardner, LLP, Drafter of H. 1799 (bill to restrict non-competes)
  • Stephen Y. Chow, Burns & Levinson LLP, Massachusetts Uniform Law Commission, Drafter of H. 87, Symposium organizer
  • Gordon L. Doerfer, a retired Massachusetts judge and mediator, who will moderate
  • Dr. Matthew Marx, MIT Sloan School, who has studied the economic effects of noncompetes
  • Scott Kirsner, Boston Globe columnist, author of the Innovation Economy Blog, and noncompete skeptic

More information about the event and a link for registration are here.

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