Sadé Calin

Tel 856.761.3435
Fax 856.761.1020
New Jersey

Sadé Calin is a member of the Litigation Department. Her experience includes the handling of labor and employment disputes, including discrimination cases, and serving as a court-trained mediator in landlord-tenant and municipal cases in Camden County, New Jersey. Before joining the firm full time, Sadé was a summer associate at Ballard Spahr. She assisted with a variety of research projects, helped author chapters focused on at-will employment and attorney's fees in discrimination cases for the Employment Litigation in New Jersey treatise, and played a significant role in the firm's work on the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. Sadé also gained experience working on projects involving commercial litigation and environmental litigation.

Sadé was an academic leader at Rutgers Law School who served as a Dean's Academic Excellence Scholar, a Marshall Brennan Fellow, and an editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy. She has donated hundreds of hours to pro bono service and has held a variety of internships at nonprofit organizations, in government and public policy institutions, and for members of the judiciary.

Judicial Externship

The Hon. Joel Schneider, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey

Professional Activities

New Jersey State Bar Association, Diversity Committee


Co-author, "Court Sets April 3 Deadline for EEOC to Sort Out 2018 EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements," Ballard Spahr alert, March 21, 2019

Co-author, "District Court Revives Obama-era EEO-1 Reporting Requirements," Ballard Spahr alert, March 6, 2019

Co-author, "As Promised, New Jersey Hikes Minimum Wage," Ballard Spahr alert, February 5, 2019

Co-author, "PA DOL Proposes Significant Changes to Overtime Exemptions," Ballard Spahr alert, June 29, 2018 

Author, "Coming Full Circle: Affirmative Action in Higher Education," New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, August 2018 

Co-author, "Third Circuit Rejects Challenge to School District's Bathroom Policy for Transgender Students," Ballard Spahr alert, June 21, 2018

Co-author, "A New Governor Takes Office: What NJ Employers Can Expect," Ballard Spahr alert, January 18, 2018

Co-author, "NLRB Rolls Back "Browning-Ferris" Joint Employer Test," Ballard Spahr alert, December 15, 2017

Rutgers Law School (J.D. 2017)
Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, Staff Editor
Dean's Pro Bono Publico Award for Exceptional Service to the Community
Mary Philbrook Student Public Interest Award
Eve Biskind Klothen Student Public Interest Award
President, Black Law Students Association
Vice President, Women's Law Caucus

Rider University (B.A. 2014, summa cum laude)

New Jersey


U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey