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Angela A. Bradley

Workplace Investigation and Mediation

Experience, Integrity and Respect for Your Workplace

With over 25 years of experience in labour and employment law, Angela devotes her practice to promoting respectful workplaces.

Labour and Employment Lawyer

In 1998, Angela began her career as a labour and employment lawyer with the U.S. government. She was an investigator, mediator, prosecutor and hearing officer for a quasi-judicial agency, and management counsel for one of the largest departments of the government.

After immigrating to Canada in 2005, Angela practised with a labour and employment law firm, and in-house with a school board and a hospital.

Workplace Investigator and Mediator

In 2015, Angela started her own practice. Since then, she has investigated and mediated allegations of misconduct, personal harassment/bullying, sexual harassment and violence, and human rights violations.

She has conducted workplace investigations and mediations in both public and private sectors, under both provincial and federal law.

Throughout her career, Angela has established client relationships based upon transparency and trust. Her priority is a respectful process developed over decades of working with Legal, Labour Relations and Human Resources professionals.

Angela A. Bradley

Lawyer, Workplace Investigator and Mediator

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Career

St. Michael’s Hospital
2010-2014 Labour and Employment Counsel

Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark, LLP
2007-2009 Associate Lawyer

Toronto District School Board Legal Services
2006-2007 Articling Student

U.S. Department of Commerce
2003-2005 Labor and Employment Attorney

U.S. Federal Labor Relations Authority
1998-2003 Investigator, Mediator, Prosecutor, and Hearing Officer

Education

University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Federation of Law Societies of Canada
2006 National Committee on Accreditation, Certificate of Qualification (J.D. Equivalency)

Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
1998 J.D.

Services

Workplace Investigation Services

Member of the Canadian Association of Workplace Investigators.

Angela has conducted over 300 investigations since 2015, including personal harassment/bullying and sexual harassment and violence files, as well as misconduct and human rights files.

Workplace Mediation Services

Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario.

Angela has conducted multi-party, complex mediations between employees or between employees and their managers within continuing employment relationships.

Presentations

“Workplace Investigation Practice Essentials”

Workplace Community of Practice Session, Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario

Presenter January 23, 2024

“Considerations for Conducting Trauma-Informed Investigations and Dealing with Microaggressions and Unconscious Bias”

Joint Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, and Labour & Employment Law Program, Ontario Bar Association

Panelist November 30, 2021

“Principles of Gender-Based Violence Investigations at Post-Secondary Institutions”

Courage to Act National Skillshare Series – Work Community of Practice, Possibility Seeds

Presenter April 21, 2021

“Part 1: Leading Experts in Workplace Investigation”

ADR Mentor – The New ADR Landscape in 2021: A 3-part Mentoring Series with Leading Experts in Investigation, Mediation and Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario

Panelist January 27, 2021

“Sexual Harassment and the Workplace: Trauma-informed Approaches to Investigation and Litigation”

Lancaster House National Human Rights and Accommodation Conference

Panelist September 23, 2020

“Mending Fences: Restoring the Workplace after a Harassment Investigation”

Lancaster House Labour Arbitration and Policy Post-Conference

Co-Presenter December 5, 2019

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I provide legal advice within the investigation context. However, I refer to my lawyer-colleagues any requests for legal representation or advice for either employees or employers.

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