Prewitt Quoted on Illinois Bill Restricting Use of Noncompete Agreements

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Prewitt Quoted on Illinois Bill Restricting Use of Noncompete Agreements

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Crain’s Chicago Business

Partner Matt Prewitt was quoted on an Illinois bill that would restrict employers from using noncompete agreements on workers earning less than $75,000 annually and nonsolicitation agreements on those making less than $45,000.

Matt emphasized the positives aspects of the bill, specifically that employers will have a common set of standards.

“What I need as a lawyer is some certainty about the rules that I’m dealing with and some predictability, so [it is] a welcome thing for me to be able to advise clients with the benefit of a statute that sets some uniformity going forward,” Matt said.

The measure, Senate Bill 672, is awaiting Governor J.B. Pritzker’s signature.

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