Q: In NJ & Cali is there statues of limitation on conflict of interest & confidentiality clause?Left job 4 1/2 yrs ago.
I have a company wanting me to consult (I am currently not working) however, it would involve me calling some former clients to see if they would be interested in paying lower fees . If so I would forward them to the new company. The employee manual clause from the old company states: All information obtained in the course of ur employment is to be used only for conducting (company’s name) business. Except in connection w/the discharge of your duties, you must never discuss w/or disclose to anyone company trade secrets, confidential information or property, whether during your employment or at any time thereafter. I remember the names and can look them up on line to contact them but I don’t want any legal problems. I worked in NJ but while working there they said they are also under CA laws where corporate is. I wanted to check on both to be sure.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.