Unaiza Riaz is an Associate in Bailey & Wyant, PLLC’s Charleston office. Unaiza received her Juris Doctorate degree from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2017. In 2014, she graduated cum laude from West Virginia University where she was in the Honors College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies with a minor in Environmental Economics. She studied abroad in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, during the summer of 2012 for a business and communications program.
While attending the West Virginia University College of Law, Unaiza participated in the General Law Clinic during her third year where she gained experience with family law and contract matters. Unaiza worked as a teaching assistant for Professor Jessica Haught during her first year. She also received a CALI Award in Refugee and Asylum law during her time at law school.
Unaiza gained legal experience by clerking for Jones Law Group, PLLC in the summer of 2015. In the summer of 2016, she clerked for Bailey & Wyant in the Charleston office.
Unaiza practices in general civil litigation. She is admitted in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the United States District Court in the Southern District of West Virginia.
Unaiza is originally from Charleston, WV.