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Alyson J. Guyan

Washington, D.C. Region

P 703-483-8300
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Alyson J. Guyan is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents corporations and other entities in a wide variety of employment, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour matters.

Ms. Guyan advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state law, including claims based on the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. She also works on administrative matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as state agencies. 

As part of her counseling practice, Ms. Guyan provides daily advice and training to management to help employers avoid litigation. She regularly advises employers on various employment-related issues, including hiring, performance management, leave, compensation, termination, employment contracts, personnel policies and handbooks.

Ms. Guyan assists clients with workplace investigations involving allegations of discrimination and retaliation. Ms. Guyan also provides training to employer groups on various workplace-related topics, including sexual harassment, discrimination, and conducting investigations.

Ms. Guyan also counsels colleges and universities on NCAA and Title IX compliance matters. In addition, she provides guidance to clients on the requirements of athlete-agent laws and regulations.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Sports Lawyers Association

Published Works

  • The Journal of NCAA Compliance [Contributor]
  • “In the Arena, A Sports Law Handbook,” New York State Bar Association (June 2013) [Co-Author, Title IX chapter]

Speeches and Presentations

  • American University Labor & Employment Law Forum, Annual Symposium [Panelist]

See AllBlog Posts by Alyson J. Guyan

Court Dismisses NCAA from Lawsuit Related to UNC’s Academic Fraud Scandal
August 15, 2016

District Court Judge Loretta Biggs has dismissed the NCAA from the putative class action filed by former UNC-Chapel Hill women’s basketball player Rashanda McCants and former UNC football player Devon Ramsay alleging state law claims against the NCAA and UNC. McCants, et al. v. NCAA, et al., No. 1:15-cv-176 (M.D. N.C. Aug. 12, 2016). Read More

Best Practices When a Current Employee Complains
August 28, 2015

Written by Misti Mukherjee and Alyson J. Read More

By Joseph C. Toris, Misti Mukherjee and Alyson J. Guyan

The NCAA And Transgender Student-Athlete Participation
June 11, 2015

“Transgender” is an umbrella term for a person whose gender identity presentation is outside stereotypical gender norms and who may seek to change his or her physical characteristics through hormones, gender reassignment surgery, or other actions. Read More