Legal Assistant: Chloe McLaughlin
“I understand that workplace conflicts often feature complicated social, cultural, and interpersonal dynamics. I work hard to help clients achieve their goals in these factually and legally complex situations."
Munia joined Frank Freed Subit & Thomas in July 2015, where she represents employees and labor unions. In Munia’s employment practice, she specializes representing employees in a broad range of matters, including discrimination, hostile work environment and harassment, whistleblower and other retaliation, failures to accommodate, unpaid wages, breach of contract, and noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements. In Munia’s labor practice, she advises public sector unions to help achieve the best possible working conditions for their members. Above all, Munia is passionately committed to client-focused representation by adapting her approach to each individual client’s goals to help them achieve their best possible outcomes.
Munia also speaks at continuing legal education seminars about cutting-edge employee and labor rights topics, including about sexual harassment and race discrimination.
Prior to joining Frank Freed, Munia worked at a nonprofit in Washington, D.C. specializing in civil rights advocacy for racial and religious minorities. She also served as law clerk to Associate Judge Todd E. Edelman in District of Columbia Superior Court.
J.D. – New York University School of Law (Law Review)
B.A. – Harvard University
Washington, New York, Washington D.C. (Inactive)
Professional & Civic Involvement
Munia is a member of the Washington Employment Lawyers' Association (WELA). She serves on WELA’s Amicus Committee, where she engages in appellate advocacy advancing employee rights.
Munia is also a leader in the King County, Washington labor & employment bar. She serves as the 2023-2024 Chair for the King County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section. She also served as the Conference Chair of the 56th Pacific Coast Labor and Employment Law Conference (PCLELC) from 2022-2023. She has served as a Section Trustee for three years and served on the conference planning committee for several years.
When she is not working, Munia enjoys spicy food and cold, gray Washington beach hikes with her family.