Ryan A. Hancock

Ryan A. Hancock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Willig, Williams & Davidson
 | 1845 Walnut Street, 24th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-656-3600
Fax: 215-561-5135
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
    Attorney Profile

    Ryan Allen Hancock is of counsel and chair of the Employment Law Department of Willig, Williams & Davidson.

    An experienced employment law attorney, Ryan is a passionate advocate for working people who have suffered discrimination in the workplace. He counsels and represents clients in matters relating to sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower actions, wrongful termination, employee benefits, overtime and wage and hour concerns, and employment agreements, including contract negotiation, non-compete agreements, and severance.

    Before joining Willig, Williams & Davidson, Ryan was assistant chief counsel of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Commonwealth’s civil rights enforcement agency. As assistant chief counsel, Ryan successfully litigated a wide range of discrimination matters including claims based upon sexual orientation, religious accommodation, disability, race, sex, and denial of employment based on a criminal record.

    Ryan co-founded and is board chair of the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity and its Criminal Record Expungement Project. He also is a member of the Young Professional Advisory Board for the Bethesda Project, which provides shelter, housing, and other support to chronically homeless men and women.

    About Ryan Hancock

    Admitted: 2004, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.wwdlaw.com/attorney/48/ryan-a-hancock

    Honors/Awards:

    • "Pro-Bono Partner of the Month", Public Interest Law Center, 2015
    • Philadelphia's 3rd Senatorial District Community Service Award, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Philadelphia Bar Association
    • MENTOR, First Judicial District of PA, Steering Committee, 2013-present
    • National Employment Lawyers Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Young Professional Advisory Board, Bethesda Project, 2013-present 
    • Co-Founder and Board Chair, Criminal Record Expungement PRoject, Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, 2010-present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Educational Background:

    • University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.F.A., 1999
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    Office Location for Ryan A. Hancock

    1845 Walnut Street
    24th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

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    Last Updated: 12/2/2020

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