Mariah S. MumfordMariah Mumford Clark Hill
Mariah S. Mumford
Mariah S. Mumford is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Birmingham office.
Mariah graduated summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she attended as a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. While in law school, Mariah was a member of UDM’s Law Review and served as its Symposium Director. Mariah was also an active member of UDM’s Moot Court Board of Advocates. During her time with the Board of Advocates, Mariah represented her school at the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Washington, D.C. and the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition in Chicago, Illinois. At UDM, Mariah received the Book Award for the highest grade in Applied Legal Theory and Analysis (legal writing and research) I, Applied Legal Theory and Analysis II, Civil Procedure, Torts, Advanced Advocacy, Professional Responsibility, US Constitutional Law, Advanced Legal Research, Juvenile Justice LFP, and the Juvenile Law Appellate Clinic. Mariah received several additional awards and honors in law school, such as becoming a member of the National Order of Barristers and being inducted into the Frank Murphy Honor Society (top ten percent of graduating class).
Mariah’s experience further includes serving as a research extern for the Michigan Court of Appeals, where she gained a thorough knowledge of appellate procedures in both civil and criminal matters. In addition, Mariah worked as a Teaching Assistant at UDM for Applied Legal Theory and Analysis for two years. During her time working as a TA, Mariah helped first year law students develop legal research and writing skills. Mariah also worked as a United States House of Representatives Page in Washington, D.C., where she gained invaluable experience assisting the Members of Congress on the House Floor during debates and votes.
Prior to attending law school, Mariah graduated summa cum laude from Finlandia University in Hancock, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Studies) with concentrations in History, Political Science, and Corporate Communications. While at Finlandia, Mariah was an active member of the NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Team and NCAA Women’s Golf Team. Mariah received several awards in connection with athletics and academics, including the American Women's Hockey Coaches Association’s National Scholar Award, the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award Finalist, the All-Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Academic Team, the Finlandia’s All-Academic Athletic Team, the Finlandia Women’s Hockey Team Academic Excellence Award (highest GPA), the Finlandia Women’s Hockey Team Lion Award (epitomizes a student-athlete), the Finlandia Women’s Hockey Most Improved Player Award, the Finlandia Women’s Golf Team Most Valuable Player, the Finlandia Women’s Golf Team Academic Excellence Award, and the Finlandia Women’s Golf Team Lion Award. Mariah was also elected by other student athletes to serve as Finlandia’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President. At Finlandia, Mariah was nominated and inducted into the Sampo Society, which is awarded to approximately six graduating students who have demonstrated the highest academic success and leadership skills, as well as a commitment to the cultural and intellectual development of the campus and surrounding community.