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Ryan C. Fox



Ryan has extensive experience litigating on behalf of both employees and employers facing complex employment issues in state and federal court, including discrimination and harassment claims, contracts and covenants not to compete, wage and hour claims, whistleblower claims, EEO claims and EEOC charges. Ryan has appeared in front of the Indiana Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also speaks regularly on employment related issues. Ryan was nominated as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013.


  • Wittenberg University – B.A., 1995
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – J.D., 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana – 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana – 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit – 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit


  • 50-State Survey (Indiana Section) of Employment Libel and Privacy Law
    Media Law Resource Center – 2009

Classes / Seminars

  • Speaker, Moving Forward, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Indiana State Chapter, Issues regarding Americans with Disabilities Act and FMLA, October 29, 2016
  • Speaker, Amendments to Federal Rules 26 and 34, Employment Discovery Disputes, May 24, 2016
  • Presenter, Practical Application of Employment Law in Indiana, “A How to Approach to Avoiding Costly Mistakes, From Hiring Qualified Employees Through the Termination Process”
  • Presenter, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act and Employment Issues Related to Indiana Common Law
  • Presenter, General Seminar on Employment Law, I.U. School of Law Indianapolis
  • Speaker, Technical Assistance Program Seminar, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2010
  • Speaker, Ethics for Labor Law and Employment Lawyers, Indiana State Bar Association, 2009
  • Presenter, Employment Law Presentation, Indianapolis Bar Association Introduction To The Mediation Assistance Program, November 2012
  • Speaker, Indiana Chamber 51st Annual Human Resources Conference & Expo, Interview with a Plaintiff’s Attorney, April 2015
  • Speaker, HR 2015, Indiana Annual Conference, August 2015
  • Speaker, EEOC Indianapolis Training Seminar – Harassment, Retaliation, and Religion, September 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Indiana Super Lawyer2018, 2019
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, Rising Star – 2013
  • Order of Omega
  • Order of Barristers


  • Chairman of Indiana State Bar Association Employment, Labor & Benefits Law Section
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
    — Vice Chair – 2014
    — Co-Chairman/Distinguished Speaker Series – 2009 to 2016
    — Council Member – 2002 to Present