Ryan J. Munitz

Ryan J. Munitz: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


Ryan Munitz is an associate in the Labor and Employment Group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Ms. Munitz's practice focuses on labor and employment counseling, particularly regarding compliance with the National Labor Relations Act. She specializes in the Railway Labor Act and has extensive experience advising employers during union organizing campaigns regarding compliance with the RLA. Ms. Munitz has experience representing companies in labor arbitrations and labor negotiations, and handling other traditional labor matters. She also assists clients with drafting employment, severance, confidentiality, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements, as well as other employment policies, in compliance with state and federal law.

Aside from her practice, Ms. Munitz has also taught a course on Legal Research and Writing at The George Washington University Law School as an Adjunct Professor.


•Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Implementing Executive Order Requiring Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors
Lorman , October 2016

Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Blog Posts

• Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Implementing Executive Order Requiring Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors, October 26, 2016
• The Changing Landscape for Services Contractors, January 22, 2015
• Executive Orders and New Employment Requirements for Federal Contractors, April 18, 2014

Labor and Employment Law Blog Posts

• I’m Not Paying for That! National Labor Relations Board Increases Rights of Beck Objectors and Further Limits the Activities Unions Can Fund Through Dues Collections, March 7, 2019
• National Labor Relations Board Issues Decision Overruling Obama-Era Independent Contractor Test: What This Means For (Putative) Employers, January 31, 2019
• National Labor Relations Board Signals That It May Leave Purple Communications Black and Blue, August 6, 2018
• National Labor Relations Board Seeks To Increase Participation in Alternative Dispute Resolution Program With New Pilot Program, July 16, 2018
• National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel Releases Memorandum Providing Guidance On Handbook Rules After Its December 2017 Boeing Decision, June 25, 2018
• NLRB Confirms That It Intends To Proceed With Rulemaking On Joint Employer Standard, June 8, 2018
• National Labor Relations Board Deviates from Typical Practice and Announces that It is Considering Rulemaking to Address Joint Employer Standard, May 23, 2018
• 7th Circuit Issues Ruling That Waiver of Statutory Rights under FLSA in Collective Bargaining Agreement Must Be Clear and Unmistakable, May 30, 2017
• National Labor Relations Board Issues Yet Another Decision Finding An Employer’s Work Rules Overly Broad, December 12, 2016
• Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Implementing Executive Order Requiring Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors, October 14, 2016
• U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Federal Contractors’ Obligation To Provide Paid Sick Leave To Employees, February 29, 2016
• Attention D.C. Employers: Notice Provisions of Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act Must Be Complied With By May 27, 2015, May 21, 2015
• Equal Pay Issues Addressed by President Obama on “National Equal Pay Day,” When He Signed An Executive Order and Presidential Memorandum Affecting Federal Contractors, April 10, 2014
• Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board Interprets Term 'Adverse Action' Under SOX More Expansively Than it is Interpreted Under Title VII, November 2, 2011

Media Mentions

•Art Enables
Who We Serve: Client Profiles
Washington Lawyer , December 2018

Speaking Engagements

•“#MeToo: Ethical considerations of Workplace Sexual Harassment and Disparities in Treatment and other Ethical Conflicts,” Federal Bar Association’s 2018 D.C. Indian Law Conference, November 2, 2018

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Retail

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.747.2311  Phone
202.747.3858  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 2008
Law School Attended:
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011 The George Washington Law Review
Year of First Admission:
2011, Virginia; District of Columbia

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