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 theEmployment 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 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
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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
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