I was contacted recently by a prospective client whose former sales representative had set up a competing business.   The prospective client had a written agreement with the former sales representative that prohibited the representative from: a.) soliciting customers of the client for a period of time after the representative’s business relationship with the client had

Non-competition agreements—or non-competes as they are routinely referred to—are common and are regularly enforced and upheld by Florida courts.  A non-compete is designed to limit what an employee can or cannot do both while employed by a business and after the employment relationship ends although non-competes can apply to persons other than those merely defined