Ryan A. Olson
About 's Practice
Ryan A. Olson represents clients in business, employment, and labor matters in Minnesota and North Dakota. His business consulting and litigation practice ranges from assisting clients with commercial collection matters to assessing, negotiating, and litigating business tort claims. Mr. Olson also has extensive experience representing secondary market mortgage lenders in repurchase litigation as well as defending mortgage lenders and servicers against federal and state statutory claims, such as Truth-In-Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act (MOSLA) claims.
Mr. Olson advises employers on personnel and policy issues, non-competition agreements, and represents them in federal and state court, arbitration, and in administrative hearings on numerous employment and labor issues. Mr. Olson also assists federal and state contractors/subcontractors with their federal and state affirmative-action obligations. His assistance to contractors/subcontractors ranges from development and implementation of
affirmative-action plans to assisting contractors/subcontractors with compliance audits.
- Indiana University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
- North Dakota State University, B.S., with honors, 1999
Major Publications & Speaking Engagements
- Editor, Minnesota Employment Law Letter
- Contributing Editor, Upper Midwest Employment Law Letter
- Regular lecturer on employment law and litigation topics
- Author, "No unemployment benefits for employee who lied on job application," Minnesota Employment Law Letter, February 2017, and HR Daily Advisor, March 16, 2017
- Author, "Target to spend millions on single-stall bathrooms," Minnesota Employment Law Letter, October 2016, and Diversity Insight, December 18, 2016
- Nominated by peers as a Rising Star, Minnesota Law & Politics, (2008-present)
Admitted to Practice
Minnesota; U.S. District Court of Minnesota; North Dakota; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Eighth Circuits