Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: New Hampshire
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Christine P. Corrigan, CPC Writing Services
- Although employment in New Hampshire generally is presumed to be at-will, New Hampshire law recognizes a claim for promissory estoppel. See Employment Contracts.
- Under New Hampshire law, courts will enforce restrictive covenants if the restraint is reasonable under the particular circumstances. See Restrictive Covenants.
- New Hampshire has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. See Trade Secrets.