Paul W. Hughes
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Paul Hughes co-heads the Firm’s practices focusing on Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation as well as Government and Regulatory Litigation. He briefs and argues complex appeals, and he develops legal strategy before trial courts, including strategic affirmative litigation. Read Paul Hughes's full bio.
FTC Proposes Rule Banning Noncompete Agreements
By Paul W. Hughes, Brian Mead and Emily Starbuck on Jan 6, 2023
Posted In FTC Developments
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a proposed rule that would prohibit employers from using noncompete agreements with their employees or independent contractors. This proposal arises from a preliminary finding by the FTC that noncompetes constitute an unfair method of competition in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission...