Editor: Please tell our readers about your professional backgrounds.
Barry: We both serve as co-heads of Proskauer’s Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Group, an interdisciplinary team that provides counsel and litigates for clients on employee movement between competitors and in particular addresses covenants on non-competition, non-...
Editor: Please tell us about your background.
Barry: I am a graduate of Harvard University and Boston University School of Law. I have been practicing law for 17 years and joined Proskauer's Newark office six years ago. Over the last decade, I have worked on restrictive covenant matters, which currently account for about 60 percent of my work.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that res judicata did not preclude a former employee from seeking damages under Title VII that were unavailable in her prior successful action before a state agency under Connecticut's anti-discrimination law. Nestor v. Pratt & Whitney , 2006 WL 2827236 (2d Cir. Oct. 4, 2006).