Makenzie Craft

As a former collegiate athlete, I understand the significance of a dedicated and collaborative approach when tackling each client's unique needs. Whether it be day-to-day counsel or litigation representation, I view myself as a part of my client’s team and strive to provide top-notch services as a teammate would.

Makenzie Craft represents clients in a variety of complex employment matters, both in and out of the court. She advises human resources professionals and business owners on a variety of day-to-day employment decisions, prepares employee handbooks and policies, and drafts employment agreements such as non-disclosure, non-competition, non-solicitation, severance and retention agreements.

Makenzie also represents clients in state and federal courts and arbitration tribunals. She is an instrumental part of the team at every phase of the litigation process, including expert and fact discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation.  She understands the importance of resolving matters efficiently and effectively while focusing on achieving clients’ goals through creativity, attention to detail and zealous advocacy.

Thought Leadership / News
  • Regional Finalist and National Competitor of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition (2018)
  • Dean and Chancellor's Awards (2014 - 2016)
  • Outstanding Student in Marketing Award (2016)
  • Captain - University of Arkansas Tennis Team (2016)
Organizational Involvement
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    • Bolton Ball Chair (2023)
    • Leadership Class Steering Committee Executive (2022)
  • Higginbotham Inn of Court Member
  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (2019)
  • B.S., University of Arkansas (2016)
Bar Admission
  • Texas
When I Feel Most At Home
  • Walking my two rescue dogs - Bruiser and Dakota
  • Playing pickleball with friends and family
  • Traveling to new places and experiencing new cultures