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Company is a Massachusetts corporation; employee is hired as

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Company is a Massachusetts corporation; employee is hired as a consultant (at-will employment) and is not a CA resident but worked for client of company in CA.

Is a non-competition clause in an employee agreement valid under CA law or Massachusetts law if the employee is hired by the CA client?

Employment-LawExpert :

Hello and thank you for your question today

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yes

Employment-LawExpert :

Welcome to the chat. A non-competition clause is first and foremost governed by a choice of law clause. Do you know if there was a choice of law clause in the contract?

Customer:

yes, MA

Employment-LawExpert :

Then MA law would apply

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Does that make sense?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

thank you

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Does that fully answer your question?

Customer:

yes

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