Professional Biography

Danielle M. Ryman Partner

  • Anchorage

    D +1.907.263.6927

    F +1.907.276.3108

    Anchorage

    1029 West Third Avenue, Suite 300

    Anchorage, AK

    +1.907.263.6927

    DRyman@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

EXPERIENCE

Experience

Labor & Employment

Walker v. Nana Worley Parsons

Defended employer against claims of disability discrimination, ERISA interference, and FMLA interference.

Madrigal & Torres v. Ahtna Technical Services, Inc., et al.

Defended employer against claims of hostile work environment, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge.

Rhodes v. City of Kenai

Successful motion to dismiss for city police officers against state and federal constitutional claims.

McAnally v. City of Houston

Current defense of employer against wrongful discharge claim for breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Lords v. City of Houston

Defense of employer in age discrimination claim.

Martushev v. City of Kenai

Successful summary judgment claim for city police officers against §1983 claims.

Nilsen v. Stromdahl, et al.

Summary judgment motion on behalf of City of Petersburg employees against private individual alleging invasion of privacy and defamation. Summary judgment granted on all claims entitling defendants to attorney’s fees and costs.

Mustafoski v. City of Bethel

Successful defense of City of Bethel police officer in jury trial in Superior Court at Bethel. Defendant determined the prevailing party entitling it to attorney’s fees and costs.

State Agency Investigation of Medical Practice Employee Race and Sex Discrimination Claim

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights dismissal of complaint by former medical assistant employee alleging race and sex discrimination.

State Agency Investigation of Restaurant Employee Race Discrimination Claim

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights dismissal of complaint by former restaurant employee alleging race discrimination.

State Agency Investigation of Radio Employee’s Race and Sex Discrimination Claim

Alaska State Commission for Human Rights dismissal of complaint by former radio personality employee claiming sex and race discrimination.

Brodoski v. Rockford, et al.*

Summary judgment granted dismissing three out of five of plaintiff's claims.

Charles v. Interior Regional Housing Authority*

Summary dismissal of wrongful termination claims.

Downey v. Crowley Maritime Inc.*

Successful summary dismissal of tug boat operator's claim for failure to provide reasonable accommodation under the ADA.

Pitka v. Interior Regional Housing Authority*

Summary dismissal of employee claims of constructive discharge and breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

 

* Prior Experience

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PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Alaska

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 1997
  • St. Bonaventure University, B.A., Philosophy,
    cum laude
    , 1993

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