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David M. Walsh

Principal
Morristown

P 973-538-6890
F 973-540-9015
WalshD@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

David M. Walsh is a Principal in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in many types of matters, including restrictive covenant matters, defense of harassment and retaliation claims, defense of whistleblower claims, and counseling concerning employee discipline issues.

Mr. Walsh frequently counsels clients regarding non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality issues and the implementation of restrictive covenant agreements tailored to meet the client’s business and needs.

Mr. Walsh litigates in both state and federal courts, and before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights.

Published Works

  • "One Sided Fee Shifting in LAD, CEPA Harms the Legal System," New Jersey Law Journal (Commentary), August 28, 2006 [Co-Author with Vincent A. Cino]

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November 2, 2016

White House Continues Attack on Non-Compete Agreements

November 2, 2016

“State Call to Action on Non-Compete Agreements” is the White House’s latest in a series of Executive Branch missives decrying the purported misuse of non-competition agreements by employers across the country. Others in Series In March 2016, a Treasury Department report, “Non-Compete Contracts: Economic... Read More

October 1, 2015

New Jersey High Court Clarifies Disgorgement as Remedy for Breach of Duty of Loyalty

October 1, 2015

The absence of actual economic loss to an employer as a result of an employee’s breach of the duty of loyalty does not preclude the employer from being awarded the equitable remedy of disgorgement, a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled. Kaye v. Rosefielde, No. A-93-13 (Sept. 22, 2015). Background Defendant Alan... Read More

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White House Continues Attack on Non-Compete Agreements
November 2, 2016

The assault on non-compete agreements has continued in a significant way, as outlined in our web article, White House Continues Attack on Non-Compete Agreements.  The latest White House document, coupled with prior reports from the White House and Treasury Department, as well as actions initiated by the Attorney General of New York and Read More

Unintended Consequences of Arbitration Provisions
March 18, 2016

A recent unpublished decision of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, highlights the importance for employers to review carefully their agreements containing restrictive covenants to ensure they do not unintentionally limit the available avenues for relief. In Healthcare Servs. Grp., Inc. v. Read More

New Jersey High Court Clarifies Disgorgement as Remedy for Breach of Duty of Loyalty
October 4, 2015

By: Richard J. Cino, David M. Walsh, and Eliza L. Lloyd The absence of actual economic loss to an employer as a result of an employee’s breach of the duty of loyalty does not preclude the employer from being awarded the equitable remedy of disgorgement, a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled. Kaye v. Read More