June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 – LWS attorney Bob Wise presented oral argument in the Oklahoma Supreme Court in Berry and Berry Acquisition, LLC d/b/a Park Hill Nursery, et al. v. BFN Properties LLC, et. al., No. 114,442, a case of first impression involving (i) the application of Oklahoma’s choice-of-law principals to noncompetition and nonsolicitation provisions in agreements for the purchase and sale of a business and (ii) the scope of Oklahoma’s statute governing covenants not to compete.  LWS sought to preserve the favorable judgment it obtained for its clients, BFN Properties LLC and BFN Operations LLC, after a two-week trial in this direct appeal to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.  Tom Lillard and Bob Wise tried the case for BFN.