Although non-competes are generally viewed as matters governed by state law, the issue is increasingly under the scrutiny of federal lawmakers and regulators. The FTC has been studying non-compete clauses and their impact on competition for months, and on January 9, 2020, the Commission held a workshop on the topic. Experts, law professors, labor leaders, and Commissioners from both sides of the political spectrum spoke and urged action on non-compete clauses. We listened in on… Continue Reading
Owen Masters is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Antitrust Group.