Our Attorneys
Thomas N. Ryan Managing Partner
Chair, Employment and Labor
Practice Group
Practice Areas

Employment and Labor Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate and Business Law
Municipal Law

Tel.: 973-729-1880 Fax: 973-729-1224 Email: Thomas N. Ryan

In addition to being the Managing Partner at Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP, Mr. Ryan has concentrated on the representation of management and individuals, in both the private and public sector, in all aspects of employment and labor law.

He has extensive experience in employment discrimination,wrongful termination, discipline, breach of contract, harassment, wage and hour, collective bargaining, and other employment related issues.

Mr. Ryan has litigated employment cases in both State and Federal Courts; in the Administrative Courts; before the Department of Labor, NLRB, OSHA, PERC, EEOC and NJDCR. He also represents clients on employment contracts, compensation agreements, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements and severance agreements. Mr. Ryan reviews and prepares personnel policies and handbooks, conducts investigations into employee complaints, provides harassment and discrimination training and counsels clients on all employment issues.

In the area of commercial litigation, Mr. Ryan has represented corporate and business clients in consumer fraud actions, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, professional negligence and common law fraud litigation. He also serves as outside general counsel to  corporations, municipalities and business on litigation, commercial agreements, corporate compliance and strategic planning.

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law
Ed. M. Harvard University
B.A. Montclair State University
Lyndon Baines Johnson Fellow
Fulbright-Hays Fellow


Admitted to Practice New Jersey
New Jersey
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
United States Supreme Court


Professional Associations and Memberships
New Jersey State Bar Association - Labor and Employment Section
Sussex County Bar Association - Past President: 1995-96
Morris County Bar Association
Worral F. Mountain Inn of Court
Sydney Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court - Master


Community Service
Lakers Sports Club, Board of Trustees and Past President
Mountain Lakes Board of Education - 1992-98; President 1997-98
Medical Needs Foundation
, Legal Counsel
Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation
, Legal Counsel

Board Memberships
Atlas Refinery, Inc. - Board of Directors