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Mitra Jafary-Hariri earns the Detroit Young Professionals’ Vanguard Award

October 14, 2014


Susan Sherbow
T: 313.465.7048

Mitra Jafary-HaririHonigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP  is pleased to announce that Mitra Jafary-Hariri, an attorney in its Litigation Department, has earned the Detroit Young Professionals’ Vanguard Award. This honor recognizes the outstanding talent of the region’s young professionals and entrepreneurs who are making a difference in our community.

At Honigman, Jafary-Hariri assists with commercial litigation matters. In the community, she is a member of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s Programming Committee and co-chair of its Riviere28 Auxiliary Group. She also co-chairs the Wolverine Bar Association’s Judicial Externship Program, which seeks to promote diversity in the legal profession.

Before joining Honigman, Jafary-Hariri served as a senior law clerk for Judge Damon J. Keith in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and served as a judicial clerk to Judge Arthur J. Tarnow in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Jafary-Hariri earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Howard University School of Law, where she was the managing editor of the Howard Law Journal. She also earned an M.S. in education from Pace University and a B.A., cum laude, in education from Wayne State University.