Bradley J. Proudfoot joined the City of Wadsworth as the Assistant Law Director in January of 2020. Prior to working for the City of Wadsworth, he was a civil litigator for the firm of Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd., spent four years with the Wadsworth based law firm of Palecek, McIlvaine, Hoffmann & Morse, and was a law clerk for the Honorable Michael W. LaBeau of the 38th Circuit Court in Michigan. He has represented and advised multiple municipalities, school districts, and other quasi-public entities during the course of his legal career.
Mr. Proudfoot is a graduate of Kent State University with a B.A. in psychology, Magna Cum Laude, and the University of Toledo where he was in a dual degree program earning a Master of Public Administration and a Juris Doctorate. At the University of Toledo - College of Law, he was a member of the Environmental Law Moot Court team and had an externship with the City of Toledo’s Law Department working under Donald M. Collins, who is the current General Counsel/Assistant Executive Director for the Ohio State Employment Relations Board.
Further, he is very involved in the community and is currently the President of the Medina County Bar Association, Vice President of the Wadsworth Public Library Foundation, and 2nd Vice President for the Wadsworth Lions Club. He and his daughter are also parishioners at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Wadsworth. In 2019, he was voted the “Best of the Best” Attorney, Readers’ Choice Award for the Medina Gazette and also received the Rosie Award for Community Volunteer of the Year by the Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce.