Makayla L. Luis

Makayla Luis

Jordan Cooper

Washington, District of Columbia

Makayla L. Luis earned her J.D. from the Howard University School of Law in May 2017. While at Howard, she served as a student attorney for the Criminal Justice Clinic, representing clients in criminal cases involving such charges as assault, theft, and white collar crimes.

Ms. Luis started working with McAdoo Gordon & Associates as a law clerk during her third year of law school. She has assisted the firm in the development of criminal cases through investigation and examination of the evidence. Ms. Luis has also worked on research and preparation for the defense of Security Clearance and Debarment cases.

She holds a B.A. in History, with a concentration in African American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


  • Howard University School of Law
    • J.D. - 2017