Mariana Boully Perez joined Relman Colfax in 2021 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. Her work focuses on supporting the firm's civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling practices.
Mariana graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Public Policy, with distinction, focusing on the intersection of civil rights, social justice, and the law. At Michigan, she was a part of Students of Color in Public Policy, Alternative Spring Break, and College Democrats Field Team for the 2020 election. During her summers, she interned at Corazón Latino, an environmental nonprofit, and The Campaign Workshop, a progressive political consulting firm. She has also conducted research for a published book focusing on the Affordable Care Act and worked at Human Rights Initiative, an immigration nonprofit, during the COVID-19 pandemic. In her senior year, Mariana was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award given to students who exemplify the leadership and vision of Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In her free time, Mariana likes spending time with her friends and family, reading while hammocking, and catching up on her favorite T.V. shows.