Timothy J. Ryan: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Timothy J. Ryan

Grand Rapids,  MI  U.S.A.
Phone(616) 940-0230

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AV® Preeminent

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  • Labor and Preventive Practices
    University Aquinas College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1983
    Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987 Farabaugh Prize for High Scholarship in Law
    Admitted1987, Michigan - E.D. Mich.; 1987, Michigan - W.D. Mich.; 1987, Michigan; 2014, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit; 2004, Wisconsin - E.D. Wis.; 2007, U.S. Supreme Court; 2007, Illinois - N.D. Ill.; 1989, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

    bar & professional association memberships

    Michigan State Bar Association


    Timothy J. Ryan is a Shareholder in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Mr. Ryan is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (J.D., magna cum laude) and Aquinas College (B.A., magna cum laude). Mr. Ryan has practiced exclusively in the labor and employment area since 1987, when he was admitted to the Bar. He has obtained an AV Preeminent rating, which is the highest peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law and he is included in the Super Lawyers publication.

    Mr. Ryan is a frequent speaker and writer on topics including union avoidance, hiring and firing, family and medical leave, wage and hour laws, and other issues related to labor and employment law for employers.

    Mr. Ryan represents employers facing legal challenges in the following areas:

    • Union-Management Relations

    • Unfair Labor Practice Charge Proceedings before the National Labor Relations board, and the Michigan Public Employee Relations Commission

    • Union Organizing Campaigns

    • Collective Bargaining

    • Arbitration

    • Occupational Safety and Health

    • Workplace Harassment

    • Family and Medical Leave

    • Americans with Disabilities Act

    • Equal Employment Opportunity Law

    • Wage & Hour Matters

    • Employment Litigation

    • Employment Discrimination/Retaliation

    • Management Employment Training/Seminars


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    Fight for Fifteen: Your Non-Union Employees Have Walked Out. Now What?
    Roger S. Kaplan,Philip B. Rosen,Linda L. Ryan,Timothy J. Ryan, September 16, 2014
    Workers in the fast food industry staged walk-outs on September 4, 2014, in approximately 150 cities across the country. This was the seventh such organized, multi-state walk-out since the movement among fast food workers to obtain a $15 pay rate and union representation started in New York two...

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    Timothy J. Ryan

    61 Commerce Avenue
    Grand RapidsMI 49503


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