Ryan C. Fox

Ryan C. Fox

Ryan C. Fox


Ryan C. Fox


RRyan 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. He can be reached by email at rfox@fwslegal.com


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


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 Lawyer 2019
Indiana Super Lawyer 2018
Indiana Super Lawyer, Rising Star – 2013
Order of Omega
Order of Barristers


Chairman of Indiana State Bar Association Employment, Labor & Benefits Law Section. 2015-2016.
Indiana State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
> Vice Chair – 2014
> Co-Chairman/Distinguished Speaker Series – 2009 to 2016
> Council Member – 2002 to Present