I am an exempt employee for a consulting firm. One of our clients would like to hire me. My employment agreement is at-will and does not mention this situation. The client’s contract has no restrictions on making me an offer. Are there any legal implications for me if I resign and accept an offer from my client?

Posted 02-09-2011

Ann Kiernan replies:

Fortunately for you, you work in California, which does not allow restrictive covenants or non-compete agreements in employee contracts. So go ahead and take that new job! But remember, you cannot use your current employer’s confidential and proprietary information.


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