Ms. Makoff practices in the areas of commercial litigation and fiduciary duties, especially related to management and control of private and family business enterprises, business buyouts and the management and disposition of complex assets, related negotiations and trial practice.
Ms. Makoff received her J.D. in 2017 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. She graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts in 2012 (Public Policy) and attended St. Paul's School (New Hampshire). Ms. Makoff was an editor of the Cardozo Law Review with a published Note, Judicial Dissolution Under New York's Limited Liability Company Laws: Should Breaking Up Be This Hard to Do?, 38 Cardozo L. Rev. 1541 (2017). During law school, Ms. Makoff served as an extern for the Honorable Arthur F. Engoron at the New York County Supreme Court and had a summer position with the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Prior to law school, Ms. Makoff worked as a case clerk at Clyde & Co. U.S. LLP in San Francisco and at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in New York City.
Ms. Makoff is admitted to practice law in California.