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1000 Second Avenue Building
Suite 3500
Seattle, WA 98104

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Phone: 206-292-8800
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Non-Competition Covenants - Litigation

We Help Protect Employers' Financial Interests

Employers need to protect their financial interests from former workers. If your business interests are threatened by a breach of a noncompete agreement or a violation of Washington's Uniform Trade Secrets Act by a former employee, seek experienced legal representation immediately.

"Don't roll over. Too many employers think there isn't anything they can do when an employee goes to work for a direct competitor, despite a non-competition covenant. It is ALWAYS worth fighting to protect your financial interests. Let us help." Attorney Donald Cable

The employment and business law attorneys of Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer, in Seattle, Washington offer sound legal advice and personalized representation on behalf of business clients seeking to stop a former employee from misappropriating trade secrets, or intellectual property. or violating a non-competition covenant that is necessary to protect the employer's business or good will. Our business lawyers have a record of success stretching back nearly 30 years, to 1980, when we opened our doors. Contact us today.

There are several options to protect your interests, including:

  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Lawsuits in state and federal courts to recover damages
  • Arbitration and mediation to resolve the dispute out of court

We Help You Enforce the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA)

If you don't have a non-competition covenant in place, employers still have legal options. Under certain provisions of the UTSA, a worker cannot misappropriate trade secrets or intellectual property. We have extensive experience handling cases involving trade secrets and The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). Talk to us about restrictive covenants and what protections your company may have.

Contact us as soon as you have heard a former employee is ignoring a non-competition covenant. We represent employers throughout western Washington, giving advice and representing them in cases involving competition and competitive torts.