Ryan P. Kennedy


101_Prasad_CJ_RK180124Ryan P. Kennedy 
Contact Information
Email: ryan@cjattorneys.com
Telephone: (949) 222-2008
Facsimile: (949) 222-2012

Ryan Kennedy is an associate attorney at Carlson & Jayakumar, LLP, where he represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour lawsuits; discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination litigation; and breach of contract claims.  Ryan has a wide range of litigation experience, including all phases of law and motion practice, discovery, mediation, and arbitration.  Ryan has experience defending employers in both state and federal courts, and before various Federal and State administrative Agencies including, Workers Compensation Appeals Board, California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, CalOSHA, National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Housing and Employment, and California Department of Industrial Relations.  Ryan regularly counsels employers on compliance with Federal and State regulatory schemes, including The Fair Labor Standards Act, Fair Employment and Housing Act, California Labor Code, American’s with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, National Labor Relations Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Civil Rights Act, and California Wage Orders, among others.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Ryan served six years in the United States Navy as a First Class Machinist Mate onboard the Los Angeles Class submarine, USS Oklahoma City.

Education:
Virginia Commonwealth University (B.A., Political Science, 2007)
University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2010)

Admitted to Practice in:   
All California State Courts
United States District Court for the Central District of California

Professional: 
Associate, Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, December 2017 – Present
Associate, Fisher & Phillips, LLP, July 2016 – December 2017
Associate, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, June 2013 – July 2016
Finch, Thornton, & Baird, LLP, August 2010 – June 2013

Professional Affiliations:
California State Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association