Challenges to Non-Solicitation and Non-Competes in Franchise Agreements

Fox Rothschild Sponsored By
Thursday, June 10, 2021; 2:00pm - Thursday, June 10, 2021; 3:00pm
Moderator: Elle Gerhards, CFE, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Tami McKnew, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Craig Tractenberg, Partner, Co-Chair Franchising and International Arbitration, Fox Rothschild LLP


  • The current landscape of antitrust challenges to “no-poach” provisions in franchise agreements
    • Responding to inquiries from state regulators
    • Tips from private litigation
  • Renewed efforts to bar or narrow the permissible scope of contractual non-competes;
  • Advising clients and best practices with current franchisees, new franchisees and navigating franchisee relationship issues given these issues
    • Is there value in no-poach and non-compete provisions?
    • Are there alternatives?

Sponsored by: Fox Rothschild LLP