Makenzi Herbst focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, she was a summer associate at WilmerHale and a summer clerk at another law firm. While in law school, she was a Clinical Student at the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and a Clinical Student at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2021

      Co-Editor in Chief, Harvard Journal on Legislation
    • BS, Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2018

      summa cum laude

      Women's Varsity Tennis

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts



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