Eric Desmond

Phone: 203-752-9794

Practice Areas:

  • Labor and Employment Law;
  • Education Law; and
  • Municipal Law


  • B.S., Purdue University
  • M.S.E.L., Vermont Law School
  • J.D., Vermont Law School



In practice, Eric focused on labor and employment law issues prior to joining Ryan & Ryan. With Ryan & Ryan, LLC, he represents employers in all facets of labor and employment relations. He has experience representing clients in labor and employment matters in both state and federal courts, and has represented clients on various matters before state administrative agencies.

Eric advises employers on all employment and labor law issues including, discrimination claims, medical and disability claims, wage and hour issues, and employee discipline and termination. Eric also advises employers regarding employment agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements and severance agreements.

Eric completed his undergraduate education at Purdue University in 1995 and earned both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School in 1998. While in law school, Eric interned for the State of Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.