mehriSkalet-2015-08--robert-webResRobert DePriest joined Mehri & Skalet as an Associate Attorney in August 2015. His work focuses on civil rights litigation and Fair Labor Standards Act violations.Prior to joining the firm, Mr. DePriest worked as an attorney with The Brownell Law Firm, PC, where he defended federal employees in investigations, professional responsibility matters, and disciplinary actions. He has represented clients before federal agencies, the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. DePriest graduated from The George Washington University Law School in 2009, where he was president of the Native American Law Students Association and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. He received an undergraduate degree in history from Vanderbilt University in 2006.

Mr. DePriest is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and New York. He lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and daughter, and serves on the board of directors of the Foggy Bottom Association.