Mira Aftim

Mira Aftim

Mira is an Associate Attorney who focuses her practice on federal criminal investigations involving public corruption, securities fraud, health care fraud, and drug conspiracy. Mira earned her J.D., cum laude, from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she served as a Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, the Secretary of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and was named to the Dean’s List every semester. Mira also served as a legal extern to the Federal Trade Commission and was a law clerk in a Cleveland law firm focusing on complex commercial litigation. Prior to law school, Mira worked in accounting at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and for a midsize Cleveland law firm. This accounting experience currently assists her in matters involving financial fraud and corporate internal investigations due to her ability to analyze business financials. Mira is fluent in Ukrainian with elementary proficiency in Russian, Slovak, Polish, and Czech.

Education

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2018, Law Review)
Case Western Reserve University (B.S., Accounting, 2012)

Admissions

Ohio
Northern District of Ohio

Government Service

Served as a legal extern for the Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Consumer Protection (2017).

Honors and Distinctions

Dean’s List
CALI Excellence for the Future Award
The Professor Theodore Dyke Scholarship Award
Certificate for Pro Bono and Community Service, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Pro Bono and Community Service Award, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Certificate of Achievement, The Supreme Court of Ohio and The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

Community Involvement

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Professional Memberships

Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association