Shawn has been published in various trade publications and informational materials


  • Beyond Proving the Case: Overcoming Standard Employer Tactics and Affirmative Defenses, Presentation to the Cleveland Employeement Lawyers Association Annual Conference, December 6, 2019.

  • Data Mining: eDiscovery Revisited, Presentation to the Midwest Labor and Employment Conference, October 18, 2019.

  • E-Discovery Requirements, Resources, and Tips for the Small Firm, Presentation to the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference, December 7, 2018.

  • EEOC Seeks to Expand Reach of Sexual Orientation Claims, F&P Employment Newsletter, April 5, 2016.

  • Your Employees are Probably Shopping While They Work. Here’s How to Handle It. Crains Cleveland Business, December 17, 2015.

  • Which is Riskier? Hiring Criminals or Conducting Background Checks? Presented to the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Academy, November 2014.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Workers’ Time Spent Putting On and Taking Off Protective Gear is Not Compensable if Excluded Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement Roetzel Employment Services Alert, January 30, 2014.

  • So You Think you Hired an Independent Contractor…(You Might have an Employee without even Knowing it.) Decisive Defense, May 18, 2012.

  • Bad Employee Gets Hurt. Still Terminate? (Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Makes Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claims Easier to Assert Against Employers), Decisive Defense, Sept. 30, 2011.

  • Combating the Unfair Competitive Edge: Random Drug Testing Should be Implemented in Standardized Testing to Deter Illicit and Unfair use of Prescription Stimulants Note, 21 J.L. & Health 1, 151, 2008.