University of Wisconsin Law School,
University of Kansas,
Listed in "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" (by BL Rankings), 2023
Included in Super Lawyers Rising Stars List (by Thomson Reuters), 2019-2021
Thompson Coburn LLP
Ryan represents employers in a variety of employment law matters in state and federal courts, mediation, arbitration and appeals.
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 successfully helped companies handle claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, FMLA violations, wage and hour issues and EEOC charges. He also counsels clients on day-to-day employment questions and leads the drafting of policies, employee handbooks and employment agreements. He drafts, enforces and defends non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. In recent years, Ryan's practice has focused on advising companies of all sizes in the tech industry.
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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