Pia Winston joined Mehri & Skalet in February 2013. Her work focuses on civil rights, wage and hour, consumer protection, and federal sector labor law.
Before joining Mehri & Skalet as an Attorney, Ms. Winston served as a Peggy Browning Labor and Employment Law Fellow at the firm. Prior to that she served as a law clerk for the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) in Boston, Massachusetts. Before returning to Mehri & Skalet in 2013 Ms. Winston completed a fellowship with the National Whistleblower Center where she advocated for the rights of whistleblowers and litigated cases involving employee retaliation within the federal government.
Ms. Winston graduated from William & Mary Law School in 2012. While in law school she served on the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law and served as National Parliamentarian for the National Black Law Students Association.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Winston graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in African American Studies and Anthropology.
Ms. Winston is a co-chair for the Washington Bar Association’s “Raising the Bar” Initiative which advances diversity and inclusion in the legal profession by encouraging minorities to pursue a legal career. The Program also offers development opportunities to diverse college and law students.