Peggah represents employers in all aspects of employment law litigation, including retaliation, harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour issues in both single-plaintiff and class-action matters.
Peggah earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where she was a staff editor for the Duke Law Journal, a member of the Duke Law Mock Trial Team, and ran the Citizens’ School Mock Trial program. Prior to law school, Peggah worked as a fourth grade teacher in South Phoenix for two years through the Teach for America Program, while going to night school to obtain a Master’s Degree in Education. Peggah graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia.
Prior to joining Constangy, Peggah prosecuted violent crimes as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and prosecuted a variety of criminal offenses as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. As a state and federal prosecutor, Peggah tried fifteen cases in front of a jury, and had numerous bench trials. Peggah has also worked at a D.C. law firm where she specialized in collective and class action employment litigation.
Honors & Recognitions
- Fraud Fighters Award from Virginia State Police, 2016
- "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose."
- Bill Gates
University of Virginia
- B.A. (Spanish and U.S. Politics Double Major), cum laude, 2007
- Echols Scholar
- Phi Beta Kappa
Arizona State University
- M.Ed., 2009
Duke University School of Law
- J.D., cum laude, 2012
- Mock Trial member
- Director of Citizens’ School Mock Trial
- Staff Editor for Duke Law Journal
Bar & Court Admissions
- Virginia, 2012
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina