University of Wisconsin-Madison,
University of Kansas,
Thompson Coburn LLP
Ryan represents employers in a variety of employment law matters in state and federal courts, and in arbitration.
He assists with the drafting and enforcement of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and has participated in trade secret litigation. Ryan also helps employers respond to charges of wrongful discharge and discrimination, and has represented them in multiple FMLA cases, including a 7th Circuit appeal and a federal court trial.
At the agency level, Ryan has helped companies handle claims of discrimination, FMLA violations, and EEOC charges. He also counsels clients on day-to-day employment questions and leads the drafting of policies, employee handbooks, and employment agreements.
Ryan uses his strong writing and research skills to craft compelling motions and briefs. He has handled numerous cases from start to finish and draws on that extensive experience to provide clients with smart, strategic advice at all stages of a complaint, litigation, or arbitration.
In addition to his work in employment matters, Ryan has represented clients in contract disputes, construction and real estate litigation, business torts and fraud claims, and toxic torts.
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