Perspectiva General

Ben Sandahl counsels and advocates for management facing a wide variety of workplace issues. His practice encompasses many areas of labor and employment law for a diverse range of companies, from large publicly traded corporations to small nonprofit organizations, all in a variety of industries. Ben practices in all areas of labor and employment matters, and has a particular focus on independent contractor classification litigation and analysis.

Ben regularly advises clients before litigation arises with the goals of avoiding litigation where possible and advantageous positioning should litigation arise. He litigates individual, class, and collective claims of all types, appearing in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies throughout the country.

Prior to joining Littler, Ben worked at another national law firm, winning the then-largest judgment in the history of Illinois.


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


Speaking Engagements

2022 Midwest Regional Employer Conference

Minneapolis, MN

November 3, 2022

2021 Upper Midwest Virtual Regional Employer Conference

Minneapolis, MN

October 20, 2021

Minnesota Employment Law Update: Lessons from 2020 and What You Need To Know Going Into 2021

2021 TCSHRM Legal Summit

February 4, 2021


  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2009cum laude
  • B.A., Wheaton College, 2003cum laude

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  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois