Paul William Ryan


Paul William RyanPaul W. Ryan is a 2000 graduate of the University of Michigan, and a 2004 graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Mr. Ryan was a member of the trial team which secured the second highest jury verdict in Chicago in a Pregnancy Discrimination claim and Family and Medical Leave Act case, Buffone v. Rosebud Restaurants. Mr. Ryan litigates cases in federal court, state court, and in various state agencies which hear employment claims. He concentrates his practice in personal injury cases, wrongful death litigation, medical malpractice claims and a wide spectrum of employment discrimination cases, including age, gender, and race discrimination, as well as retaliation claims.

Areas of Practice:

Premises Liability — Plaintiff
Age Discrimination
Americans with Disabilities Act — Employee
Americans with Disabilities Act — Employer
Animal Bites — Plaintiff
Assault & Battery — Plaintiff
Aviation Accidents — Plaintiff
Civil Rights
Defamation & Privacy — Plaintiff
Disability & Illness Discrimination
Employee Rights — Employee
Employee Rights — Employer
Employment Contracts — Employee
Employment Contracts — Employer
Employment Discrimination — Employee
Employment Discrimination — Employer
Employment Law — Employee
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) — Employee
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) — Employer
Legal Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
National Origin Discrimination
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Professional Malpractice Law
Property Damage — Plaintiff
Race Discrimination
Railroad Accidents — Plaintiff
Religious Discrimination
Sex Discrimination
Sexual Harassment — Employee
Sexual Harassment — Employer
Slip & Fall — Plaintiff
Wage & Hours Law — Employer
Wrongful Death — Plaintiff
Wrongful Termination — Employee
Wrongful Termination — Employer

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Illinois, 2004
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2006
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2004

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2000
Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards:

C.A.L.I. Award for Criminal Law Class, Loyola University Chicago, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Illinois State Bar Association, 2004 – 2005

Chicago State Bar Association, 2004 – 2005

American Bar Association, 2004 – 2005