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Sarah Horstmann Authors Article on How to Avoid Trade Secret Claims When Hiring New Employees for the American Bar Association

November 24, 2020

Sarah Horstmann, partner in Maslon's Litigation Group, authored an article for the American Bar Association's Business Torts & Unfair Competition Committee's Practice Points titled "How to Avoid Potential Trade Secret Claims When Hiring New Employees." In the article, Sarah offers tips to guide employers and their counsel through the process of interviewing new employees to confirm they have not retained trade secrets of a former employee.

Sarah represents clients in complex litigation matters, including business torts and contract disputes, with a particular emphasis on non-competition and trade secret litigation. She has extensive experience helping clients protect their valuable business assets when an employee, a former employee, or a competitor steals confidential information or violates a non-competition or non-solicitation covenant. Sarah has practiced in state and federal courts across the country as well as the Minnesota appellate courts and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. She serves as co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Business Torts & Unfair Competition Committee.

To read the full article, go to: American Bar Association – "How to Avoid Potential Trade Secret Claims When Hiring New Employees."


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