Peter A. Steinmeyer, Esq. co-leads Epstein Becker & Green’s Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility strategic initiative. He is also the Managing Shareholder of the Firm’s Chicago office and a co-editor of the Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility blog. He regularly writes and speaks about issues involving employee mobility and trade secrets.
Mr. Steinmeyer advises clients on the enforcement and drafting of non-compete, non-solicitation, and employment agreements, and on the movement of employees between competitors. He also litigates trade secret, non-compete, non-solicitation, raiding, and other restrictive covenant matters in numerous industries, including health care, financial services, insurance, energy, education, real estate, and retail.
Mr. Steinmeyer represents clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of issues pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII, and related statutes and regulations. He counsels clients on workplace discipline and discharge, policies and procedures, and accommodation issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He also conducts investigations of alleged workplace misconduct, including alleged harassment and retaliation, and he negotiates separation agreements for executives.