Ryan is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Team. He frequently litigates in federal and state courts around the country. Ryan’s litigation experience includes complex wage and hour class action litigation, representation of management in high-stakes traditional labor matters before the National Labor Relations Board, and employment litigation involving upper-level executives. Ryan also regularly advises management on a full range of labor and employment issues, including labor-management relations, wage and hour compliance, federal contractor compliance, and mergers and acquisition strategy.
Ryan regularly works with clients in the coal and other natural resources, power, health care, food processing, manufacturing, consumer products, service, and retail industries.
Ryan is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. Ryan currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Richmond Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and is on the Executive Committee for the Legal Information Network for Cancer.