Ben Winig, JD, MPA
Ben Winig serves as the organization’s vice president of law & policy. He manages a team of lawyers and oversees legal and policy interventions aimed at improving public health and advancing health equity. Ben regularly advises elected officials, public agency staff, and community-based organizations on how best to ensure that cities and counties remain places of innovation where local governments – and the people they represent – can realize positive change. He is a skilled trainer and facilitator, and has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences around the country.
Before joining ChangeLab Solutions, Ben practiced municipal law at a private law firm in California. He served as general counsel and assistant city attorney for several public agencies throughout the Bay Area.
Ben graduated from the University of Michigan, with distinction, and received his law degree and master’s in public affairs from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.