Arbitrator Andrea Dooley conducts grievance arbitrations, civil service hearings, factfinding hearings, card checks, and interest arbitrations throughout California, Nevada and Alaska. As an arbitrator, Arbitrator Dooley works with parties in the public sector, healthcare, education, higher education, building services, building trades, entertainment, shipping, transportation, and service industries. Arbitrator Dooley is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators
Prior to becoming an arbitrator, Arbitrator Dooley was in private practice, representing unions and trust funds in arbitrations and litigation, collective bargaining, and elections. She also practiced as management counsel to labor organizations and nonprofits. After leaving her practice, she led labor-management programs, participated in national contract bargaining and interest-based bargaining, designed and implemented occupational safety and health programs, and advised managers and leaders on operational and regulatory issues.
Arbitrator Dooley received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, her master’s degree from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago, and her JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she specialized in Labor and Employment Law. Arbitrator Dooley is a Lecturer at Berkeley Law and the author of The Beginner’s Guide to Labor Arbitration Practice and The Labor Arbitration Career.