There is a fifth decision involving a noncompete under the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act, G.L. c. 149, § 24L - and it provides some helpful guidance.
The Supreme Judicial Court’s seminal 1922 case, Sherman v. Pfefferkorn, remains relevant even today, despite being partially negated by statute.
Happy 4th! After three and a half years, we are finally seeing more cases — and more judicial decisions — involving noncompetes subject to the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (the “MNAA”), G. L. c.149 § 24L. And, we now have a third and fourth decision.