Andrew Botti of the McLane Law Firm Contributes to Boston Globe Article on the Future of Tech Noncompete Agreements in Massachusetts

Published in the Boston Globe

Andrew Botti, a director in McLane’s Litigation Department recently lent his perspective on the future of non-compete agreements in Massachusetts with Callum Borchers and Michael B. Farrell of the Boston Globe. Read the full article at

For over twenty years Andrew has represented large corporations, smaller businesses, and family owned and operated enterprises in complex commercial and employment-related disputes. He has tried numerous commercial and employment based cases to verdict in both state and federal court, and has appeared before various administrative and legislative agencies. Most recently, he has been actively involved in the debate over the efficacy of H. 2293, “An Act Relative to Non-competition Agreements,” and has testified before the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development of the Massachusetts legislature on this matter. Andrew is frequently sought for speaking engagements and by the media his perspective on the impact of noncompete agreements to the Massachusetts economy.
Andrew formerly served as Chairman of the Board of SBANE, the Smaller Business Association of New England, from 2009 – 2011. SBANE was founded in 1938 to promote and foster the interests of smaller businesses throughout the 6 state region. He is presently a member of the Human Resources Committee of AIM, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.
Andrew received his J.D. from Northeastern University (1991) and B.A. from Columbia University (1983). Previously he was a Partner at Colucci Norman, LLP in Beverly, MA as well as a Partner, Donovan Hatem LLP in Boston, MA.
Andrew may be reached in McLane’s TradeCenter 128 Massachusetts office at (781) 904-2692 or by email at

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