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Mikyia S. Aaron

Associate
Office

Detroit

500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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Fax: 313.309.6999
Practice Areas
Labor & Employment
Education
J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
M.S., with Honors, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
B.S., magna cum laude, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Membership
State Bar of Michigan - Business and Labor & Employment Sections
D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, Board of Directors
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association - Barrister’s Section
Detroit Mercy Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors
Detroit Economic Club - Young Leader’s Section
Detroit Young Professionals
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Mikyia S. Aaron

Associate

Mikyia S. Aaron is an associate with the Labor & Employment Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Detroit Office.  Mikyia counsels employers, management, and human resource personnel regarding labor and employment best practices, including: discrimination, wage and hour, and terminations and grievances.  Prior to joining Clark Hill, Mikyia gained substantial experience with labor and employment relations while assisting plaintiffs’ counsel with various collective-bargaining employment matters.

Mikyia graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where she attended as a recipient of the Dean’s scholarship and received awards in recognition of her academic achievements in Applied Legal Theory and Analysis (Legal Writing) and Advising Entrepreneurs Law Firm Program.  While at UDM, Mikyia served as the Editor-in-Chief of UDM’s Law Review, and was an active member of UDM’s Moot Court Board of Advocates.  During her membership on the Board of Advocates, Mikyia competed in several oral advocacy competitions, and is the reigning champion of the 2013 Ernie Goodman Trial Advocacy Competition.  She also served as an instructor’s assistant for UDM’s legal writing course, where she assisted first-year law students with honing their legal analysis and writing skills.

While attending law school, Mikyia was an active member of UDM’s chapter of the Black Law Student Association, which appointed her as the coordinator of their Junior Moot Court program.  As the program coordinator, Mikyia had the opportunity to introduce interested high school students to the law and effective advocacy skills. 

Mikyia has been the recipient of several awards and scholarships, including the 2015 Outstanding Woman Law Student Award and scholarship presented by the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation.  She has also been featured as a “Young Progressive Leader on the Rise” by Progressive Leaders Magazine (Metro Detroit edition).