Ryan D. Freeman advises and represents employers in all areas of traditional labor and employment law. On the traditional labor side, Ryan has responded to unfair labor practice charges, guided clients through representation elections, and provided advice and counsel regarding issues of contractual interpretation.  He has also assisted clients with a number of grievance arbitrations. In the employment realm, Ryan has assisted clients in all phases of litigation, including multiple trials in federal court. He has also secured injunctions in Texas state court on unfair competition disputes, trade secret protection, and threatened workplace violence.

During law school, Ryan interned for the Hon. David R. Strawbridge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and clerked at a small law firm in Philadelphia. He was a staff member and research editor for the Temple Law Review and was an academic counselor for the Academic Core Enrichment Program.


Order of the Coif

Recipient, Faculty Award for Academic Achievement

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law


Recipient, Louis C. Bechtle Scholarship

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

2012 and 2013

Dean’s List

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law


News, Analysis & Press

Pokémon Go Back to Work!


July 28, 2016

How an Employer May Be Liable to Its Nonemployees

SHRM Online

September 21, 2015

Get Your Own Coffee: Advice for Employers Facing Increasing Uncertainty with Respect to the FLSA and Unpaid Internships

33 Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 101


Books & Book Chapters

  • Arbitration v Litigation, An Introduction to Health Law Litigation Based on Contract and Government Claims, co-author chapter 1, American Bar Association, July 2016

Speaking Engagements

Human Resources and Employment Matters Review

Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Legal Clinic

November 1, 2017


  • J.D., Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, 2014summa cum laude
  • B.A., Hendrix College, 2011

Bar Admission

New Jersey


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey