50-State Noncompete Chart Updated (September 18, 2023)

50-state noncompete chart updated

We just updated our 50-State Noncompete Chart again.

This update was primarily to reflect recently updated state laws, including (in particular) California, Connecticut, Iowa, and Maine (though other states have been updated too).

The chart – which was the first of its kind and has been updated regularly since 2010 – is now fully up to date through September 18, 2023.

Though a stand-alone resource, the noncompete chart works as a companion to our 50-state and federal survey chart of trade secret laws (which we originally prepared on August 14, 2016).

Additional firm resources: 

We know how hard it is to keep up with the ever-changing requirements around the country. To help, we have created the following resources (available for free):

We hope you find all of these resources useful. More are coming.

And please note that we are grateful for all of the input we’ve received over the years, and welcome any suggestions for improvements that you may be willing to share.


*A huge thank you to Erika Hahn for all of her extraordinary help in tracking and monitoring all of the bills around the country and helping me make sure that all of our resources are current and accurate.