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Helping People Create Thriving and Healthy Workplaces
Angela Reddock-Wright, Esq. '87

A practicing attorney for nearly 25 years and named a U.S. News – Best Lawyer and Southern California Super Lawyer by her peers each year for the last ten years, Angela Reddock-Wright is regarded as a “go-to” attorney and human resources professional when it comes to any issues dealing with the workplace. Angela is the Founding & Managing Partner of the Reddock Law Group, a boutique, minority, and woman-owned dispute resolution and investigations law firm based in downtown Los Angeles, focused on the resolution of employment and labor law, Title IX sexual assault, hazing, and bullying legal claims through the alternative dispute resolution, investigation, and other neutral processes. The Reddock Law Group was named to the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list. Prior to opening the Reddock Law Group in 2011, Angela was an employment and labor law litigator for 15 years.

In addition to having her own firm, Angela joined Judicate West in January 2020 as one of its neutrals. This is of particular significance as Angela is one of the only African-American women to be on a top mediation panel. Angela also is a past president of the Southern California Mediation Association (2019) and is a member of the panel of mediators with the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. She also is an Adjunct Professor in the Negotiations, Conflict Resolution and Peace program at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and an instructor in the human resources certification program at UCLA Extension. Angela also serves on the Los Angeles County Equity Oversight Commission, a panel of expert employment law attorneys who review and provide insight to the County’s human resources and equity investigations.

In her work as a workplace and human resources consultant and professional, Angela has worked on some of the most compelling projects in Los Angeles, including serving as a co-Administrator for the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the So-Fi Stadium where the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers football teams will play; in the wake of the “Me Too” movement, working with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) to assist in updating its member policies relating to the reporting of claims of sexual harassment; and serving as the Compliance Manager for the multi-billion dollar LAMP construction project at LAX. She has also worked in-house in the capacity of General Counsel & Chief Human Resources Officer, among other roles.

Beyond her experience as an attorney, Angela has a breadth of experience working in the government, community, and non-profit sectors. She has run for and served in public office. She has served as an appointee on multiple government and public sector boards, including the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees, the California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology, the Los Angeles County Small Business Commission, and the City of Los Angeles Transportation Commission.

Angela also has served in executive leadership board roles with such organizations as Ability First, Brentwood School, and the Los Angeles African-American Women’s Public Policy Institute (also a founding member of this organization). Currently, she serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Urban League and Women in Non-Traditional Employment Roles (WINTER).  She also is an Advisory Board Member for the Young Invincibles, Los Angeles office.

Angela is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and Amherst College. She received her training as a mediator from the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law. She has been a distinguished fellow with the Coro Foundation of Los Angeles, the German Marshall Fund, and the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles.

Angela is a member of several attorney organizations, including the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Southern California Mediation Association (2019 President), the Association of Workplace Investigators, the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, the California Association of Black Lawyers, Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, and the John M. Langston Bar Association.

Angela also is a published author, trainer, speaker, and legal commentator. Her mission is to help employers and employees create great and healthy workplaces.

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