Michael Chinitz

Mike is an employment lawyer with 32 years of experience. He is a Massachusetts Super Lawyer and has an AV-Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Rating. He represents senior level executives, including public and private company C-Suite executives, in their transitions between jobs; negotiates employment and severance agreements, nondisclosure and non-competition agreements and equity arrangements; strives to enhance severance packages and counsel his clients regarding their restrictive covenant and trade secret obligations; and, advises executives through challenges such as performance improvement plans, allegations of misconduct and internal investigations.

Shift in duties doesn’t void noncompete

Please see the linked Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article regarding non-competition agreements and the material change doctrine, by which a material change to the terms and conditions of someone’s job may affect the validity of a non-competition agreement. Where to read: Mass Lawyers Weekly website (subscription required) Michael Chinitz LinkedIn profile Or download the PDF copy.