Provided by: Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq.
March 1, 2022
I would like to leave my position and take a job within my non compete radius. Can I have my restrictive covenant released?
Sure, if your employer agrees. Having a contractual provision released generally requires all parties to the agreement to agree to an amendment or agree to release. Here, with a non compete or entire restrictive covenant provision, dreaming of freedom doesn't work to crack the cage; you will likely have to address head on and ask for a release. Happy to discuss strategy on approach.