Monthly Archives: May 2011

I am Being Sued Where? Forum Selection Clauses

Too many employees who have signed a non-compete agreement fail to take notice that they have agreed to be sued in another state.  These provisions are known as “forum selection clauses.” The costs of going to another state to defend yourself can be significantly higher than litigating in your home state.  At least half of the agreements I review state that the parties have agreed to having another state’s court will decide any dispute. Continue reading