May/June, 2017Published Article

The State of Non-compete Law in Utah

The Utah Bar Journal

“So, what does a 19th century, east coast attorney have to do with the current state of non-compete law in Utah? Quite a bit. Born in 1805, David Dudley Field II became a prominent attorney in New York, and by the 1830s, he had developed a growing conviction that American common law, both procedural and substantive, should be simplified through codification. Following a trip to Europe to survey English and French legal codes in 1836, Field embarked on a multi-decade project to codify American law.”

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