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Ryan B. Hobbs

Licensed in Florida
Specialized Areas of Practice
Personal Injury | Employment Law

Ryan Hobbs is an esteemed attorney at Perry & Young, joining our prestigious law firm in February 2023. With extensive expertise in employment law, he is a prominent figure in the legal community and a sought-after attorney in Tallahassee, Florida.

Professional Background:

Formerly a partner at Brooks LeBoeuf  from October 2014 to January 2023, Ryan focused on representing individuals and businesses in diverse business litigation matters, particularly in employment law. His comprehensive understanding of employment-related issues is showcased through his representation of cases in state and federal courts.

Before joining Perry & Young, Ryan gained valuable experience at prestigious Florida law firms. He represented businesses, individuals, and governmental entities as an associate at Bryant Miller Olive P.A. and managed the Tallahassee office while handling employment law cases at Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.

Representative Experience:

Throughout his career, Ryan has played a pivotal role in advocating for his clients’ rights in various employment law matters, handling cases related to Florida Statute Chapter 760, Title VII, ADA, AREA, FLSA, and the FMLA. He has provided comprehensive legal counsel and formidable representation to individuals, businesses, and governmental entities in both state and federal courts.

Education and Achievements:

Ryan earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in May 2007, achieving numerous accolades, including being on the Dean’s List. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Florida State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in May 2004. In recognition of his exceptional legal skills and dedication to his clients, Ryan has received several accolades, including being recognized as a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation for multiple years and honored as one of The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 under 40 in Labor & Employment.

Professional Affiliations:

Ryan is an esteemed member of the State Bar of Florida, admitted in 2007. He is also a member of the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the American Bar Association, the Tallahassee Bar Association, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Additionally, he actively contributes to the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Division Subcommittee Concerning FLSA procedures.

Speaking Engagements:

Recognized as a knowledgeable and engaging speaker, Ryan has been invited to share his insights on employment law matters at various events and seminars. He has served as a guest lecturer for Bouchard Insurance’s Employment Law Seminar series and has been a guest speaker for the Florida Bar Government Law Section. Ryan has also contributed to the Sterling Education Group’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs and delivered lectures on best practices in mediation during employment-related claims.