Angela Hart-Edwards focuses her practice in all aspects of employment law with an emphasis on representation of employers in individual and class and collective litigation matters in state and federal courts nationwide. She has tried more than 50 cases to verdict. Her clients represent diverse industries, including construction, defense, and technology government contractors, manufacturing, logistics, utilities, higher education institutions, nonprofits, government, healthcare, staffing, retail, and hospitality.
Ms. Hart-Edwards is a former Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Department of Justice Civil Rights attorney. She also is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. With that experience, she defends government contractor and other private sector employers in individual and multi-plaintiff employment discrimination lawsuits, EEOC and Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) systemic discrimination actions, and in wage and hour and class and collective actions. She also represents businesses in commercial law disputes and conducts internal investigations, writes employment policies and handbooks, serves as a corporate diversity counselor, and trains management on the myriad of laws impacting the workplace. In addition, she conducts labor and employment law diligence for corporate and private equity-related mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Hart-Edwards also defends companies in various types of commercial litigation and government inquiries that are sometimes initiated by grand jury subpoenas.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Angela Hart-Edwards