Cease and Desist Letter

A recent federal court decision concerning a company sending a cease and desist letter to a competitor (who had hired an individual formerly employed by the company, but then fired the individual as a result of the letter) underscores the difficulty the individual will face in pursuing a claim against the company of tortious interference with business relationship.
Continue Reading Michigan Federal Court OKs Former Employer’s Cease and Desist Letter to New Employer

A recent court decision affirms that companies and their counsel are shielded, pursuant to the absolute privilege protection, from liability for defamation that may arise from the publication of letters to former employees reminding the employees about post-employment contractual obligations to the company.
Continue Reading Cease and Desist Letters Enjoy An Absolute Privilege From Libel Claims