Andria Lure Ryan: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Andria Lure Ryan

Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(404) 240-4219

Peer Rating
AV® Preeminent

Client Rating

Featured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Compliance Audits and Counseling
  • Union Avoidance
  • Personnel and Supervisor Training
  • Sex and Same Sex Harassment
University American University, Washington, DC, B.A., 1985
Law SchoolCatholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC, J.D., 1988
Admitted1988, Georgia

Professional Activities
Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia


Andria Ryan is a partner in the Atlanta office and she serves as the chair of the firm's Hospitality Industry Practice Group. She represents employers in virtually every area of employment and labor law.

She spends much of her time counseling employers in day to day employment and labor decisions and educating employers about prevention and practical solutions to workplace problems.

She is a frequent speaker to industry groups and human resources professionals on such topics as avoiding harassment in the workplace, maintaining a union free workplace, avoiding discrimination claims, proper interviewing, and effective discipline and discharge techniques.

In 2007 she received the Chairman's Award from the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association for her development of the Employment Compliance Guide for Colorado Hospitality Employers. She has also been honored by the South Carolina Hospitality Association and the Washington Lodging Association for valuable contributions by an Allied member. Andria is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


How To Prevent, Handle Employee Theft
December 19, 2014

Employee Theft - Protecting More Than Property
December 15, 2014

What to Do About 'Ban the Box'
December 11, 2014

How To Avoid Lawsuits From Tipped Employees
August 10, 2014

Don't Let A Tattoo Or Haircut Become A Liability
June 11, 2014

Managing the Complex Web of Leave of Absence Laws
March 9, 2014

Dress Codes And Appearance Policies - A Practical And Legal Guide For The Dental Office
November 1, 2013

Creating a Look Can Cost You
October 1, 2013

To Be Actionable, Credit Reports Must Be Flawed
April 15, 2013

The Practical And Legal Issues Around Establishing An 'Appearance Code'
March 15, 2013

Beware: EEOC Focusing on Criminal Checks
March 10, 2013

Don't Underestimate Value Of Prompt, Thorough Investigation
January 1, 2013

Government Audits: How To Respond
March 7, 2012

Government Audits: Get Your House In Order
March 6, 2012

Government Audits: What Do They Want?
March 5, 2012

Prepare Now: Hospitality Industry Draws U.S. Labor Department's Focus
September 7, 2010

Keeping the Lawyers at Bay: Terminating Employees is Risky Business, and the Trick Is to Do It Without Litigating
October 1, 2007

Touchy Situation: Hire Right to Protect Your Business
May 1, 2007

Fake - A Cautionary Tale About Hiring Decisions
May 1, 2005

Quotes and Soundbites
How To Avoid A Legal Hangover After Your Holiday Party
December 12, 2014

Minimize Risk at Holiday Parties By Reminding Employees of Behavior Policies
December 8, 2014

Andria Lure Ryan in Digital Economics: Dress Codes And Appearance Policies
December 17, 2013

How To Oversee Practice Staff's Appearance - Legally
May 7, 2012

Newsletter Articles
Understanding Ban the Box Laws
December 1, 2014

Tattoos, Haircuts, and Head Coverings
May 30, 2014

And By The Way, Are You A Criminal?
March 1, 2013

Can You Refuse To Hire A Felon?
March 1, 2012


Current Employment Issues and Employment Manuals - Webinar
August 14, 2013

Legalese - Update on Employment Issues in the Hospitality Industry - Washington, D.C.
March 7, 2012

Good Human Resources Strategies in Troubled Times - Cheyenne, WY
February 26, 2012

Social Media in the Workplace - Colorado Springs, CO
October 24, 2011

Hot Employment Law Topics in the Hospitality Industry - Key Largo, FL
January 22, 2011

ALA Human Resource Management Conference for Legal Professionals, Las Vegas, NV, November 3-5, 2014

Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Defeat Single Plaintiff's Attempt to Certify FCRA Class Action

View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#1,722 in weekly profile views out of 19,972 lawyers in Atlanta, Georgia
#116,095 in weekly profile views out of 1,673,393 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Andria Lure Ryan

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
AtlantaGA 30309


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now