Law School - Southern Methodist University (TX)
Bar Admission - 9/29/2000
Law Office Locations:
Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi
Geographic Areas Served:
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi
Ryan Aday practices in the firm’s litigation section with an emphasis on labor and employment law.
Areas of Practice:
Labor & Employment
American Bar Association
Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar Association
J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law
B.A., Washington and Lee University
Ryan Aday received his J.D. in 2000 from Southern Methodist University School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the Southern Methodist University International Law Review. Ryan Aday received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University in 1996, where he was a member and captain of the varsity tennis team.
Ryan Aday is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society composed of less than one-half percent of American lawyers. Mr. Aday was also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Alabama Super Lawyers in 2011.
Ryan Aday is actively involved in the Birmingham Kiwanis Club, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, and Brookwood Baptist Church. In addition to spending time with his wife and daughter, Ryan Aday enjoys tennis, running, horseback riding, and martial arts.
A good day for Ryan Aday is when he helps a client solve a problem to their satisfaction.
Ryan Aday practices in the firm’s litigation section with an emphasis on labor and employment law. His experience includes defending employers in litigation involving all aspects of the employment relationship, including claims brought under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EPA, and various state laws, in both federal and state courts as well as in arbitration. He has handled and assisted with investigations and audits conducted by government agencies, including the EEOC, NLRB, OSHA, and OFCCP, on behalf of employers. In addition, Ryan Aday provides counseling to employers involving issues arising under various state and federal employment laws. Mr. Aday also assists clients with preparing executive employment agreements, including non-compete agreements, and drafting employee handbooks.
Curtis, et al. v. TeleTech Customer Care Management (Telecommunications), Inc., 208 F. Supp. 2d 1231 (N.D. Ala. 2002).
Forest River, Inc. v. Posten, 847 So. 2d 959 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002).
Royal Inc. Co. of America v. Whitaker Contracting Corp.
, 824 So. 2d 747 (Ala. 2002).
Batch v. Jeff. Co. Child Devel. Council, 183 Fed. Appx. 861 (11th Cir. 2006).