I help manage human capital. My job is to help make effective decisions during the employment life cycle and to resolve disputes arising from employment relationships.
Ryan is a founding partner of Cooley’s Chicago office and assists clients with labor and employment counseling, litigation and complex transactional needs. He guides employers through all phases of the employment cycle, including hiring considerations, restrictive covenants, disciplinary advice, leave management, employment separation and enforcement of restrictive covenant obligations. Ryan has substantial experience in both large-scale reductions in force and both high-profile routine individual employee separations. He has also led several misconduct investigations of high-level executives and guides employers through day-to-day issues and crisis counseling in emergency situations, including those arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ryan is truly exceptional. He is incredibly responsive, practical and very helpful in discussing very difficult things.
Indiana University Maurer School of LawJD, cum laude, Order of the Barristers
Indiana University BloomingtonBS, Finance
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