Executive Compensation and Non-Competes

Siprut PC has a substantial practice representing high-level executives and officers pursue claims to compensation withheld by the client’s employer, usually upon termination of employment. Siprut PC has also represented on multiple occasions lawyers who depart their former law firm, including disputes related to partner capital, bonus compensation, and property disputes. 

  • American Insurance v. Ingram (Cook Co., Ill.):  Obtained preliminary and permanent injunctions against former employee who opened competing business and used previous employer’s confidential information.
  • Veal v. James and 7-Eleven (Cook Co., Ill.):  Obtained judgment following bench trial in favor of employee accused of wrongful conduct.
  • Des Plaines Office Equipment Co. v. Nicolin et al. (Cook Co. Ill.):  Represented hiring company and former employee in lawsuit brought by prior employer to enjoin employee from working.  Successfully opposed motions for TRO, preliminary and permanent injunctions.

Our attorneys have also published seminal and widely-noted articles on remedies afforded to Departing Executives. Departing Executives and the Wage Payment Act, 96 Ill. B.J. 139 (Mar. 2008) (cited repeatedly by federal court opinions ruling on executive compensation claims).