There is an ambiguity in the contract. The main provision reads: Contractor will not provide paid or unpaid services to any Company client and their clients directly or indirectly with whom Contractor had a relationship through engagement of contract with the Company. This implies a client that you worked with while at the Company. But the next sentence says: Providing paid or unpaid services to any Company client directly... and leaves out the qualifying "that you worked with while at the Company." A court would have to decide which clause controls. It is a matter of PA case law that would have to be researched by a local attorney in order to help you evaluate the risk. There are certain rules that courts can apply to resolve ambiguous language, which might be favorable to you. We cannot research the legal issues from here because that constitutes practicing law, but here is some general information from a PA lawyer whom I do not know personally, which might interest you: http://bernsteinlaw.com/publications-list/non-competition-agreements-reasonable-is-key/ I hope this Answer is helpful and that you will give it a positive rating. If not, then do not enter a rating at this time and send back a Reply for more information or clarification. You should consult a local attorney to verify that this information is accurate for your state. Thank you for using Pearl.com- Just Answer. We appreciate your business.
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