Makenzi C. McDonald
1177 West Loop South, Tenth FloorHouston, TX 77027 work
Areas of Practice
- Defense Base Act (DBA)
- Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
Ms. McDonald’s practice focuses primarily on the defense of claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) and the Defense Base Act (DBA).
Ms. McDonald earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science (magna cum laude) from St. Edward’s University in 2019 and her Juris Doctor (summa cum laude) from South Texas College of Law in 2022. During law school, Ms. McDonald was a Langdell scholar for Civil Procedure I and a Presidential Fellow. She received CALI Excellence Awards for Federal Income Taxation, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Secured Transactions, and Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure. Ms. McDonald is also a certified mediator.
- South Texas College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, summa cum laude, 2022
- St. Edwards University, Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science Laboratory Emphasis, magna cum laude, 2019
- State Bar of Texas, 2022
Memberships & Services
- State Bar of Texas
- American Bar Association
- Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society