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Alyson J. Guyan

Washington, D.C. Region

P 703-483-8300
F 703-483-8301


Alyson J. Guyan is a Principal 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

Alyson J. Guyan
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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]

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April 28, 2017
Law 360

Jackson Lewis' Recently Elevated Attorneys Spotlighted

April 28, 2017

Jackson Lewis' recently elevated attorneys spotlighted in "Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q1," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 5, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Congratulates 21 Newly Elevated Principals

January 5, 2017

January 5, 2017 (White Plains, NY) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to congratulate the firm’s 21 newly elevated Principals. “Our new Principals embody many of the important traits that help make an attorney successful at Jackson Lewis,” said Vincent A. Cino, Firm Chairman. “... Read More

January 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has... Read More

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Best Practices for Boards and Individual Directors
March 22, 2019

In today’s climate, boards are under increased scrutiny and governance continues to be a key compliance function. As a result, sound governance practices are an important focus for organizations. Read More

CFTC Has Banner Year For Enforcement Actions in FY2016
February 3, 2017

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently released its enforcement results for fiscal year 2016.  In FY 2016, the CFTC filed 68 enforcement actions and obtained restitution, disgorgement and penalty orders totaling approximately $1.29 billion.  The CFTC collected and deposited at the U.S. Read More

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