We use cookies to deliver our online services. Details of the cookies we use and instructions on how to disable them are set out in our Cookies Policy. By using this website you agree to our use of cookies. To close this message click close.

Supreme Court Decision Allows Employers to More Easily Enforce Forum Selection Clauses

06 January 2014

Employment Alert

Employers should review the forum selection and choice of law clauses in their employment and non-competition agreements following the Supreme Court's recent decision in Atlantic Marine Construction Co., Inc. v. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 134 S. Ct. 568, 571 U.S. ___ (Dec. 3, 2013). Atlantic Marine, which held that contractual forum selection clauses should be enforced in all but the most exceptional cases, may prove especially helpful to employers who seek to enforce non-competition agreements against employees who work or live in states that disfavor such restrictive covenants (such as California).

Read More: Supreme Court Decision Allows Employers to More Easily Enforce Forum Selection Clauses

The team

Loading data