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ANGELA J. REDDOCK-WRIGHT, ESQ.

  • Available in All of California
  • Available for Mediation and Arbitration assignments

Introduction

A practicing attorney for nearly 25 years, Angela Reddock-Wright became a full-time neutral and workplace and Title IX sexual assault investigator in 2011 with the opening of her own dispute resolution firm. Prior to that time, Angela was an employment and labor law litigator for 15 years where she represented clients in the full array of cases including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, public policy and wage and hour claims. She also developed specialties in handling highly sensitive cases hazing and bullying cases involving K-12 schools, colleges and universities. She litigated two of the nation’s leading hazing, wrongful death and personal injury cases involving two top sororities. She also handled the appeal in a high-profile juvenile criminal case involving a wrongful death resulting from teen bullying.

Additionally, Angela has worked on some of the most compelling projects in the Los Angeles area, including serving as a co-administrator for the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the So-Fi Stadium where the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers will play; working with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) to assist in updating its member policies relating to sexual harassment reporting; and serving as the compliance manager for the multi-billion dollar LAMP construction project at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Angela’s passion for people, peace and resolution is a driving force behind her practice as a neutral and underlies her compassionate and direct style that gets results.

Specialties

  • All types of Employment-related disputes
  • Wage & Hour
  • Equal Pay Class Actions
  • Title IX
  • Hazing & Bullying
  • Government & Public Sector Disputes
  • Business/Contractual

Hobbies & Interests

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, bowling, trying new restaurants with family and friends, going to museums & art shows, spending summers at the Hollywood Bowl and music festivals, and participating in community service & civic engagement.












Experience Summary

Legal Career

  • Mediator & Arbitrator, Judicate West (2020)
  • Founding & Managing Partner, Reddock Law Group, focusing on employment and labor law mediation, arbitration, workplace & Title IX investigations (2011-Present)
  • Certified as a workplace investigator (AWI-CH), Association of Workplace Investigators, AWI (2017)
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, California State University Dominguez Hills, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding Program (2018-Present)
  • Instructor in Human Resources & Employment Law, UCLA Extension (2014-Present)
  • Interim Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, Los Angeles Urban League (2013-2015)
  • Human Resources/Employee Relations Consultant, Los Angeles Urban League (2009-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Los Angeles Community College District (2007-2009)
  • Partner & Co-Chair of the Employment Department, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, LLP (now merged with Squire Sanders) (2007-2009)
  • Founding & Managing Partner, Reddock Law Group, representing employers and employees in employment and labor law matters (2002-2007)
  • Associate Attorney, Jackson Lewis (1999-2001)
  • Associate Attorney, Gartner & Young, APC (now dissolved) (1995-1998)
  • Panel Mediator, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2014-Present)
  • MSC Settlement Officer, L.A. County Superior Court CRASH Settlement Program (2013-2014)

Education & Professional Affiliations

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Juris Doctorate (1995)
  • B. A., Amherst College, cum laude (1991)
  • Semester study in Modern British Literature and Politics, Oxford University (Fall 1989)
  • Postgraduate Fellowship in Public Policy and Public Affairs, Coro Foundation (1992)
  • Straus Institute, Pepperdine University School of Law, “Litigating the Mediated Case” (2011)
  • President, Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) (2019) (current Board Member & Immediate Past President)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2016-2018)
  • Member, Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI)
  • Member, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, California Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, LA County Bar Association
  • Member, Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles
  • Member, John M. Langston Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Women in Non-Traditional Employment Roles (WINTER)
  • Former Vice Chair, Diversity, American Bar Association, Torts & Insurance Practice, Employment & Labor Law Section
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, The Brentwood School
  • Former Member, State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology; the County of Los Angeles Small Business & Local Government Services Commission; and the City of Los Angeles Transportation Commission

Achievements & Awards

  • Named in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2020 in the field of Labor & Employment Litigation (2020)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Leading Labor & Employment Lawyers (2019, 2010)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers (2019, 2018)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Minority Attorneys (2019, 2016)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women’s Council and Awards Nominees (2019, 2018)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles (2018, 2017)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Magazine’s Southern California Super Lawyers (2011- 2020), Super Lawyers Top Women (2016 and 2020), Super Lawyer Rising Star (2004 - 2009)
  • Profiled in Our Weekly Los Angeles article, “Angela Reddock-Wright works to stem Hollywood ‘casting couch’" (October 3, 2019)
  • Profiled in the Los Angeles Times “How I Made It Column” (June 2019)
  • Featured in PACERMonitor article, “Employee Rights Under Siege as Arbitration Clauses Proliferate" (February 28, 2019)
  • Profiled in LA FOCUS article, “Game Changers: Angela Reddock-Wright” (December 5, 2018)
  • Profiled in Daily Breeze article, "Neighbors: Carson woman aims to help promote conflict resolution as president of the Southern California Mediation Association" (November 11, 2018)
  • Profiled in PACE News article, “Attorney Angela J. Reddock-Wright Installed as President of the Southern California Mediation Association,” (November 09, 2018)
  • Profiled in Los Angeles Daily Journal article, “A Different Course: Angela Reddock-Wright switched from employment litigation to workplace investigations” (March 26, 2018)
  • Profiled in Stiletto Gal’s, “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes,”(October 13, 2016)
  • Guest Speaker, Ventura PIHRA Chapter Meeting, “Mediation for HR Professionals", (September 19, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, PIHRA’s 2019 California HR Conference, “What Employees Really Want in the Workplace”, (August 26, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, John M. Langston Bar Association and Southern California Mediation Association Panel, “Advice on Becoming a Neutral”, (July 31, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, CMCP Panel, “Being the She-EO of Your Career: Perspectives of Women Attorneys of Color”, (March 28, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, Los Angeles HR Stars Conference, “Employers are from Mars, Employees are from Venus: Top 10 Things Employees Really Want in the Workplace”, (March 20, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, UCLA Women’s Leadership Conference – UC Lean In ‘19, "Intersectionality and Involving Women of Color in the Women’s Movement", (March 03, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, American Bar Association ADR Section Mediation Webinar Series, “When Neutrality, Confidentiality and Ethics Collide: Guidance for Mediators,” (February 13, 2019)
  • Guest Speaker, Atlanta HR Stars Conference, “HR Professionals as Problem Solvers: Tools that Top Mediators Use to Resolve Cases & Workplace Conflicts”, (September 06, 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, PIHRA’s California HR Conference, “Can’t We All Get Along? Tips & Tools for Helping HR Professionals Resolve Conflict in the Workplace”, (August 27, 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, LA Sparks Youth Ambassador Empowerment Workshop, "Sexual Assault Awareness", (August 25, 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, USC Gould School of Law, "On the Front Lines: How Mediators Can Help Heal Workplaces in the #MeToo Era”, (May 19, 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, LA City TV Channel for Mediation Awareness Week, "The Importance of Mediation", (March 28, 2018)
  • Guest Speaker, Eastern Claims Conference, "Discovering Your Ethical Compass", (April 04, 2017)
  • Guest Speaker, Pasadena Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section, “Women’s Issues in the Workplace: The Current State of Gender Bias and Where We Go From Here”, (September 08, 2015)
  • Guest Speaker, Small Business Association, “Critical and Legal Aspects of Human Resources”, (June 18, 2015)
  • Guest Panelist, West Hollywood Women's Equality Day, "Understanding Our Power: A Roundtable Discussion on Women & Equality," (August 2012)
  • Guest Speaker at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA , "Pushed Too Far" Hazing & Bullying Symposium, (April 2012)

Legal Experience

  • All types of Employment-related disputes
  • Wage & Hour
  • Equal Pay Class Actions
  • Title IX
  • Hazing & Bullying
  • Government & Public Sector Disputes
  • Business/Contractual

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