Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: New Mexico
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Kim A. Griffith, Quentin Smith and Barbara G. Stephenson, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
- New Mexico law requires parties to an employment contract to act in good faith with respect to the contract. See Employment Contracts.
- Restrictive covenants in employment contracts are enforceable in New Mexico, so long as the restrictions are reasonable in duration and geographic scope. See Restrictive Covenants.
- New Mexico has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, which provides injunctive and other relief for misappropriation of trade secrets. See Trade Secrets.