Munashe Magarira is a native of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and was raised in both the UK and Phoenix, Arizona. He earned a BA in Political Science and English from UNC Chapel Hill in 2010 and a JD from the UNC School of Law in 2014. During his time at UNC, Munashe was a student organizer for APPLES Service Learning and the New Projects Development Coordinator on the UNC Pro Bono Program Board.
Munashe seeks to use his career to combat structural injustice. He is especially passionate about the intersection of race, economic inequality, and the environment. He previously worked as an associate attorney at Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A., a law clerk on the NC Court of Appeals and as Associate General Counsel in the North Carolina Office of the Governor. In these roles, he gained a greater appreciation of how the law can aid or hinder social progress. Munashe currently works as an Assistant Attorney General in the North Carolina Department of Justice. In this role, he advocates for North Carolina homeowners who are the victims of consumer fraud and collaborates with stakeholders to protect the interests of NC utility ratepayers. He is a Lawyer on the Line volunteer and a member of Capital City Lawyers Association. Munashe lives in Durham with his wife Kathleen and their dog Sugar.