Sara Grace earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Louisiana State University. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Sara Grace represented corporations and insurance companies in various areas of litigation including professional liability disputes, employment litigation, and contract disputes. Sara Grace is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana state and federal courts.
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Louisiana Appellate Court Reminds Employers of the Strict Rules for Enforceable Noncompete Agreements
Under Louisiana law, noncompetition agreements may limit competition only as to business similar to that of the former employer. The provision in Advanced Medical Rehab, L.L.C. v. Manton, the court found, violated La. R.S. 23:921 as it prohibited Manton from employment in the practice of marketing for any business, not merely marketing medical services for medical clinics.