Meisha Evans

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Meisha brings several years of legal and policy experience to the EQV Strategic team. Most recently she served as Deputy Director of Government Affairs for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, working with legislators and stakeholders to advance the Department’s policy goals. 

She started her career as a Staff Attorney for the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence reviewing and litigating wrongful conviction claims for North Carolina inmates. During her tenure the Center exonerated two individuals who were wrongfully incarcerated for a total of 65 years. 

As a Policy Attorney for Disability Rights North Carolina Meisha worked on legislation impacting healthcare, education, and the criminal justice system. 

She received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and her law degree from UNC School of Law. In her free time, Meisha tends to her extensive plant collection and serves as a board member for Arts Access, Inc.