Scott A. Holt is a partner in the Wilmington office of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP. Scott has focused his practice in the area of employment and general business litigation, with a particular emphasis in trade secret, non-compete, and restrictive covenant litigation. He has successfully obtained and defeated temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions involving trade secret and restrictive covenant matters for clients in the financial services, technology, insurance, consumer product, and manufacturing industries. Scott also provides counseling on covenants not to compete and employment agreements for both public and privately held corporations. He has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business®, The Best Lawyers in America®, Delaware Super Lawyers®, and Human Resource Executive magazine and Lawdragon® “The 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys in America.”
William W. Bowser is a partner in the Wilmington office of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP. Drawing on his 25 years of experience, Bill assists his clients on matters involving employee departures, including the litigation of injunction and damages cases related to covenants not to compete, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure covenants, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, defamation, duty of loyalty, employee raiding, the federal Economic Espionage Act and Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, and the inevitable disclosure doctrine. Bill also routinely drafts employment agreements and non-competition agreements, as well as confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements designed to protect commercially sensitive and proprietary information. Bill is ranked as a top employment lawyer in Delaware by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America ®, and Super Lawyers.
Barry M. Willoughby is Chair of the Employment Law Section of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He has practiced employment law for 30 years and has frequently litigated claims involving non-competition agreements, employee covenants not to compete, and unfair competition claims. These matters have involved enforcement of restrictive covenants and defense of such claims on behalf of employers joined in such actions. Barry’s experience includes prosecuting and defending “business torts” such as tortious inference with contractual relations, unfair competition claims, violations of state and federal computer fraud & abuse acts, defamation, and other claims. He also drafts employment agreements that include restrictive covenants, non-solicitation of customers and employees, confidentiality and other provisions critical to protecting the employer’s business assets. Barry is a frequent speaker on such issues, most recently participating in the Employment Law Alliance’s national webinar, “Your Top Talent Walks Out the Door: Now What?” (June 9, 2010). Barry is rated as a top employment lawyer by Chambers U.S.A. – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America ®, Delaware Super Lawyers®, and other publications. He is also a member of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.