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Linda L. Ryan

Of Counsel
Grand Rapids

P 616-940-0241
F 616-285-7215


Linda L. Ryan is Of Counsel in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She practices exclusively employment and labor law representing employers, and has worked extensively with public sector and non-profit employers.

Ms. Ryan is a frequent speaker on employment related issues. Prior to attending law school she was the Assistant Human Resources Director for a large non-profit organization. During law school, she was a judicial clerk for the Hon. James Redford in the 17th Circuit Court, as well as a research assistant and a member of the Law Review. She attended law school on a full scholarship, receiving numerous awards for academic excellence, including the Ohmeke Award for high scholarship in law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Michigan State Bar Association

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NLRB’s Camelot: A Less Congenial Spot for Happy Independent Contracting
October 20, 2015

Trying to keep track of the “tests” that various government agencies use to determine whether an individual is (or is not) an independent contractor? Don’t ignore the National Labor Relations Board’s latest. It was applied recently in Sisters’ Camelot, 363 NLRB No. 13 (Sept. 25, 2015). Read More

Fuzzy Math May Be Basis For Labor Secretary’s Claim That Union Workers Earn More, Analysis Asserts
September 10, 2015

“Join the union, and you’ll make more money!” It’s a common refrain for unions trying to sell employees on the virtues of union representation. Read More