Ambria D. Mahomes

Associate ( Chicago )

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Bio

Clients facing liability litigation rely upon Ambria Mahomes for thoughtful and detailed work on their behalf, from pretrial counsel to preparation for appeals. She has experience handling matters across a range of industries, including insurance, automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and technology.

Ambria’s practice includes litigation strategy development and execution through briefing and oral argument. Her experience encompasses legal and technical issues around class actions, public utility liability, consumer fraud, biometric information privacy, trade secrets, and toxic torts, as well as breach of contract and consumer warranty claims. She is adept at supporting clients through arbitration and mediation proceedings as well as traditional commercial litigation.

During law school, Ambria completed internships and externships for the Equal Justice Society in Oakland, California, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company in San Francisco, California. In that role, she handled and researched matters before the California Public Utilities Commission involving energy theft.

Credentials

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2019
University of San Francisco Law Review, Comments Editor
Black Law Students Association, President
Moot Court Board, Case Counsel
CALI Awards (Education Law; Reproductive Rights and Justice)

DePaul University, B.S., Business Management, 2016
Student Involvement Ambassador
Leadership Development Coordinator

Bar Admissions

California
Illinois

Honors & Awards

Pathfinder, Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (2022)

Publications & Presentations

You Rolled Your Eyes at Me: The Effects of Stereotypes and Implicit Bias on Black Girls
and Discipline in the Classroom
, Southern University Law Center’s Journal of Race,
Gender and Poverty, Vol. 10 (2018-2019)

You Should Have Said Something: Exploring the Ways that History, Implicit Bias, and
Stereotypes Inform the Current Trends of Black Women Dying in Childbirth
, University of
San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 55, Issue 1 (2020)

Community Service

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Providence Family Services, Volunteer Tutor (2013-2014)
USF Black Law Students Mentorship Program in partnership with – Alameda County Public Defenders Office (Juvenile Clients)
One Million Degrees, Coach