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Mark D. Taylor is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Dallas office. His commercial litigation practice focuses on the defense of class actions, collective actions and multi-district litigation (MDL) cases. In the last decade alone, he has appeared as lead trial counsel or co-counsel in over 40 class action, collective action and MDL cases, primarily defending consumer, privacy, overtime, contract and discrimination claims. Mark’s practice is national in scope, having appeared before state and federal courts in more than 25 states. He also serves on the Dean’s Development Board at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.

For decades California employers have relied on a 1985 decision to enforce contractual provisions prohibiting solicitation of employees after termination; but a lot happened to change this in November 2018 with the California Court of Appeals decision in the AMN case.  Since 2018, there have been additional developments all companies should understand.

Our partners will discuss these issues and what they mean for companies doing business in California that utilize or are contemplating using employee non-solicitation clauses.