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Kathryn R. Strong

Kathryn R. Strong is a Corporate Partner in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. Kathryn advises clients on corporate transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions in a cross-border context.
Prior to joining the Firm, Kathryn was an associate editor of the Northwestern University Law Review, and served as a student law clerk to US District Judge Joan H. Lefkow of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued its highly anticipated final rule on noncompetes, imposing a near-total ban on worker noncompetes in the United States. Barring injunctive relief from legal challenges (which have already started), the rule will take effect 120 days from publication in the federal register.