Search Site
What is a covenant not to compete?

A covenant not to compete is often called a non-compete agreement, and it is a written, signed contract, usually between an employer and an employee — it can be between an independent contractor and a business or a buyer and a seller — in which a person is agreeing that they will not engage in a particular field of business within a specific geographic area for a certain period of time.

It’s designed to protect the business’s legitimate business interest, that is, from unfair competition. It is often signed in the employer/employee relationship where somebody has developed relationships with customers, etc. It’s designed for that. It is enforceable.

Contact us

Please fill out the form below and one of our attorneys will contact you.

Quick Contact Form

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Our Office
  • Orlando Office
    501 N. Magnolia Ave
    Orlando, Florida 32801
    Phone: 407-894-8440
    Fax: 407-894-0400
An Attorney’s Job
"My job is to maximize the economic outcome in a legal setting, while advancing your legal rights and cause." Attorney H. Clay Parker IV