Legal Question in Employment Law in Texas

My niece's husband quit a job recently. He had a non-disclosure agreement with the company. He is now working as a self-employed contractor. Today he received a letter from a lawfirm demanding that he stop sharing his former employer's information and giving him one week to affirmatively state that he is doing so. He's not sharing information with anyone. It seems to me that this is simply an intimidation tactic. They don't have the funds for an attorney at this time. What should he do next?

Asked on 12/02/12, 2:35 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys


First, he should contact me. He cannot have another person dealing with an Attorney as he needs to do that. Second, you list a zip code in Maryland. I am a Texas Lawyer not a Maryland one. Practicing law in another jurisdiction is a criminal offense so I can't help him if he is not a Texas resident and located near Houston, TX. Maybe he should repost the inquiry.

As to representation, many Attorneys would look into that and likely send a response letter to the Law firm for $150-$300. If he can not afford, I fail to see how he would be a threat to his last employer. Just have him contact me by email if he wants real Texas legal advice from a real Texas lawyer. Thanks.

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Answered on 12/02/12, 2:47 pm

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