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Talia R. Weseley


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Talia represents and counsels clients on various employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Her practice covers a wide array of employment matters, including employee handbooks and company policies, employment and separation agreements, restrictive covenant issues, leaves and accommodations, and discrimination, harassment, and retaliation investigations and litigation.

While earning her JD, Talia worked in employee relations at a biopharmaceutical company where she investigated allegations of workplace misconduct. She also interned for an investment adviser firm, assisting on a range of internal employment matters, including updating employee handbooks and other internal employment documents, and creating and leading company-wide trainings on restrictive covenants, workplace harassment, and compliance issues.

In law school, Talia served as a student attorney for the Compassionate Release and Parole Practicum, director of community events and operations chair of the school’s Public Interest Law Foundation, and president of the Law Students Association. Upon graduation, she was named a public interest designation fellow for her pro bono service.


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Many employers experienced whiplash in 2023 from the flurry of judicial, administrative and legislative activity aimed at restricting the use of employee non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements. Can you still require your employees to sign a non-compete agreement? What about requiring your employees to assign their inventions to your business? What updates to your agreement templates are required to ensure compliance with the latest changes in your jurisdiction? We summarize the relevant legal changes below, forecast what employers can expect in 2024 (spoiler alert – expect even more change), and offer practical tips for how best to comply in the ever-changing landscape of employee restrictive covenants.
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Co-author, "Contract Corner," The Licensing Journal (November-December 2023).

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