Christopher R. Williams

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You hire an independent contractor and include a non-competition clause in the independent contractor agreement. You figure that, even if somehow a court later concludes this person is an employee, at least you still have the protection of the non-compete. So imagine your disappointment when you learn that your contractor actually was your employee and the non-compete clause is unenforceable. That is what happened to an employer in a recent Virginia case, and the trial…