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How to lose an injunction in Georgia federal court against employees who took your information

Client Resources | November 14, 2017

It’s a common scenario: An employer requires employees to sign non-competes, confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements.  A sales employee leaves for a job with a competitor.  Before leaving, the employee takes files—perhaps by emailing files to a personal email address or by copying files to a flash drive.  The old employer investigates the employee’s computer and […]


Sale of Georgia Class B COAM Businesses

Representative Transactions | November 3, 2017

Michael Karamat represented multiple sellers in connection with the sale of Georgia Class B COAM businesses to Lucky Bucks, LLC a subsidiary of Quantum International Income Corp., a publicly traded investment company which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Read the press releases for each sale below: Fun Games Triple 7’s and Lucky Star American Amusements […]


The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Year One

Publications | November 3, 2017

Jeff Horst, Michael Boutros and Cameron Ellis co-authored “The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Year One” for the Fall 2017 edition of Paradigm Magazine.


Krevolin & Horst, LLC named to Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” list

Uncategorized | November 3, 2017

Krevolin & Horst, LLC is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm is honored to receive a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation, Tier 2 in Arbitration and Tier 3 ranking in Real Estate Law for Metropolitan Atlanta. Jeff Horst was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America […]


UPS Involved in Tough Trade Secrets Suit in Georgia

Client Resources | October 25, 2017

Earlier this month, UPS brought a trade secrets case in Georgia federal court.  UPS alleges that 5 unknown people—at least some of whom are UPS pilots—distributed a strategic PowerPoint presentation meant for senior UPS executives on the internet. These actions, UPS alleges, violated both the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Georgia Trade Secrets Act.  […]


Is Georgia law really so friendly to non-competes?

Client Resources | October 25, 2017

Many employers and employees are aware that Georgia’s law on non-competes[1] has changed.  Most view that change—the 2011 Georgia Restrictive Covenants Act, which we’ll call the “Act”—as making non-competes easier to enforce in Georgia.[2] Indeed, making enforcement easier was the legislature’s intent in passing the Act.[3] But is enforcement easier? Two 2017 decisions under the […]


Trade Secret Litigation

Publications | September 18, 2017

Jeff Horst, Michael Boutros and Cameron Ellis co-authored “Trade Secret Litigation”, a chapter in the Daily Report’s 2018 Edition of Georgia Business Litigation.


Win On All Claims for Biological Material Storage Company

Representative Cases | August 18, 2017

The owner of a small, industry-leading laboratory specializing in the processing and storage of umbilical cord blood and cord tissue, needed a good business trial lawyer and fast.  The client faced a multi-million dollar “bet the company” breach of contract claim by one of its former clients.  After mediation failed, the owner reached out to […]



Competition Litigation in Georgia: Did Waste Connections just turn a confidentiality agreement into a non-compete?

Client Resources | August 1, 2017

A new suit in Fulton County offers reminders to anyone that may be involved in restrictive covenant or trade secret litigation—that is anyone who has signed a non-compete, anyone that has signed a non-disclosure or confidentiality agreement, any company that uses a non-compete, any company that has confidential information, or anyone that has business competitors.  […]


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