Candace D. Randle is a senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gordon & Rees. She represents employers in a wide-range of labor and employment matters relating to equal employment issues, such as harassment, race, national origin, and sex discrimination as well as state and federal regulatory matters. She has extensive experience with employment law compliance and with resolving day-to-day employment law issues involving performance management, discipline, harassment, conflict resolution and terminations, as well as creating and revising employee handbooks and procedures. She has also developed and delivered training on various aspects of employment law including managing reasonable accommodation requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act and managing the leave process under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Ms. Randle further has extensive experience with conducting internal investigations on a wide variety of discrimination, accommodation and harassment issues.
Ms. Randle represents clients in all aspects of charges of discrimination before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state and local civil rights agencies throughout the country. She also has experience with all aspects of employment litigation, including conducting and defending depositions, representing clients at hearings, case evaluations and settlement negotiations. Ms. Randle is a certified Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator in the federal sector and has conducted dozens of EEO investigations for multiple federal agencies.
Ms. Randle received her law degree with an Employment Law Certificate in 2008 from Saint Louis University School of Law. As a law student, Ms. Randle served as a law clerk for the Hearings Division of the EEOC's St. Louis District Office where she participated in administrative hearings and drafted judicial opinions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilberforce University in 1994. Randle is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.