Kathryn A. Vadas


Kathryn A. Vadas


Related Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers Compensation

Attorney Kathy Vadas earned her Juris Doctor from Cleveland State University, where she received the Cleveland Marshall School of Law Community Service Award. Attorney Vadas also holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from Youngstown State University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Attorney Vadas has more than twenty-three years of experience handling complex causes of action arising out of breach of contract, medical malpractice, intentional torts, wrongful termination, violation of non-compete clauses, employment discrimination, premises liability, shareholder derivative, and other commercial issues.

Attorney Vadas practices several areas of law, including public law, government relations, commercial litigation, labor and employment, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation. She has a wide range of experience representing employers in administrative hearings and judicial litigation and also counsels clients on proper retention, handling, and termination of employees.

Attorney Vadas is starting her sixth year as an adjunct professor at Youngstown State University where she teaches Legal Environment of Business.  

Attorney Vadas is a member of the Ohio Bar, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Ohio.

Public Law
  • Local Government
  • Civil Rights / Gov’t Liability
  • Land Use / Zoning
Business Law
  • General Counsel & Business Planning Services
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy / Creditor’s Rights
  • Probate / Wills & Trusts
Legal Defense
  • Retail / Transportation
  • Labor / Employment
  • Criminal Defense
Related Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers Compensation
Representative Matters
  • Experience includes jury trials, mediations, and arbitrations in federal, state and local courts, and numerous appellate courts throughout Ohio
  • Successfully handled numerous matters before the Ohio Industrial Commission, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Ohio Civil Rights Commission.
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • 1999 J.D., Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshal School of Law Community Service Award (1998 – 1999)
  • 1996 B.S.A.S., Youngstown State University, Magnum Cum Laude YSU Pin for Outstanding Graduating Senior Vice President, Alpha Phi Sigma, Criminal Justice National Honor Society
Professional Affiliations
  • Mahoning County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association