Shaka S. J. Sadler


Direct: 216.619.7851
Fax: 216.916.2443

Focus Areas


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  • Allegheny College, B.S.

Licensed to Practice

  • Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio local and state courts


Shaka Sadler is an associate in Walter | Haverfield’s Labor and Employment group, representing private and public sector employers in a variety of areas, including discrimination disputes, wage and hour claims, and reductions in force. Shaka has extensive experience representing and counseling employers (including Fortune 500 companies) in an array of labor and employment matters involving workers’ compensation claims, non-compete agreements, union avoidance and labor relations.

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  • Represented clients in both federal and state court.
  • Involved with several complex disputes relating to statutes including USERRA, FMLA, and FLSA.
  • Successfully negotiated favorable settlements on behalf of clients involved in a wide range of employment disputes, including employee discipline, wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation.
  • Prevailed in enforcing numerous non-compete agreements.
  • Advised clients in various employment matters, including labor relations and union avoidance.
  • Advised clients on personnel policies, including federal and state employment laws.
  • Drafted employee handbooks and advised clients on implementation of company policies that would avoid future litigation.
  • Represented clients in arbitration disputes.




  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Norman S. Minor Bar Association


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