Mara is originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut. She attended Colgate University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Economics in 2015. During her 1L summer she worked for the New York Office of the Attorney General within their Investor Protection Bureau. At Notre Dame Mara serves as Secretary of the Business Law Forum. She also is the Director of the Alumni Ambassador Program. After graduation Mara hopes to move to New York City and practice corporate law. Outside of law school, Mara enjoys hiking and traveling.