No. 23-2330.

96 F.4th 977 (2024)

LKQ CORPORATION, Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant-Appellant, v. Robert RUTLEDGE, Defendant/Counter-Claimant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 15, 2024.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Craig R. Annunziata , Attorney, James M. Hux, Jr. , Attorney, Joel W. Rice , Attorney, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Joseph W. Barber , Attorney, Tiffany Carpenter , Attorney, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before Scudder, St. Eve, and Lee, Circuit Judges.

This case presents a complicated and important issue of Delaware law: whether, and in what circumstances, contractual provisions requiring a corporation's former employees to forfeit a monetary benefit upon leaving the firm and joining a competitor —so-called forfeiture-for-competition provisions—are subject...

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