Lauren Mehta serves as the Managing Counsel for Advocacy Initiatives at the Wounded Warrior Project. In that role, she manages state and national advocacy campaigns designed to honor and empower injured service members and their families. Prior to joining Wounded Warrior Project, Lauren was an Associate in the Perkins Coie Political Law Group and served as Counsel to United States Senator Bernard Sanders. Lauren received her B.A. in Political Science from Rice University and her J.D. from Duke University School of Law.