Is the Department of Labor overtime rule now dead? Will the overtime rule be modified to a more modest version? Much uncertainty remains regarding the recently announced overtime rule in both the legal and the political sphere.
The energy in the legal industry surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) is undeniable. Law firms are investing in innovation or undertaking experiments to test the viability of applying AI-enabled tools to various disciplines. Legal professionals are packing presentations to learn if, how and when the heralded disruption will impact their careers.
Non-compete clauses in employment contracts typically seek to preclude employees from working for a competitor for a specific period of time and within a specific geographic area. Most states allow non-competition agreements, provided they are reasonable in scope and justified by the employer's legitimate business interests. California, however, generally prohibits covenants not to compete, subject to limited exceptions.