U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

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Regulatory Agencies Are in Overdrive. We Will See Them in Court. Why the U.S. Chamber Is Suing to Block FTC’s Noncompete Ban

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U.S. Chamber files motion for stay of effective date and for preliminary injunction

May 10, 2024


District court grants motion by U.S. Chamber and coalition of business groups to intervene in challenge to FTC Noncompete Rule

May 09, 2024

U.S. Chamber files coalition brief to intervene in company’s challenge to Federal Trade Commission’s Noncompete Rule, which bans noncompete agreements nationwide

May 08, 2024

The Chamber intervened in a coalition lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the agency voted to ban employer noncompete agreements. The FTC’s action sets a dangerous precedent for government micromanagement and will harm employees, employers, and the economy.

Jeffrey B. Wall and Judson O. Littleton of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Robert L. Sayles and Boyce Holleman of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP served as outside counsel.

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