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Monica M. Ryden
Attorney, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Monica works closely with both large and small employers helping them navigate day-to-day issues affecting the workplace, including employee discipline and discharge, wage and hour issues, workplace safety, internal investigations, employee handbooks/manuals, employment and confidentiality agreements, medical leave policies and practices, accommodation of disabled individuals, and many other human resources policies and procedures.  An attorney in the Phoenix office of Jackson Lewis, Monica is passionate about helping employers develop proactive strategies and business solutions that reduce workplace law risk. For nearly 13 years, she has represented clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies on a variety of litigation matters. Monica received both her undergraduate degree and her J.D. from Arizona State University. Outside of work, she loves reading great books, and spending time with her husband and their four boys.