Angela C. Makabali

Associate
  • BIOGRAPHY
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Angela Makabali is a litigation associate at Larson O'Brien LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. 

Prior to joining Larson O'Brien, Angela served as a law clerk to the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Angela was previously an associate at two international law firms. Her experience includes representing clients in civil fraud matters, securities litigation, and federal investigations. As part of her robust pro bono practice, she obtained T visas on behalf of 11 Filipino trafficking victims and has represented clients in federal class action litigation.

A member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), Angela was selected for its 2020 Leadership Advancement Program, a year-long experiential program designed to empower future leaders in the Asian Pacific American legal community. She is also a member of the Philippine American Bar Association (PABA).

Angela received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. In law school, she served as an Articles Editor for the California Law Review, was awarded the Prosser Prize for Introduction to U.S. Legal and Constitutional History, and was a William K. Coblentz Fellow. Angela graduated, cum laude, from Harvard University. 

Larson O’Brien joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance

The national coalition of law firms aims to create large-scale, coordinated pro bono projects that address systemic racism.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Angela Makabali joins NAPABA leadership program

Larson O’Brien is proud to announce that associate Angela Makabali has been selected to the NAPABA 2020 Leadership Advancement Program.

Firm joins L.A. Represents pro bono initiative

Mayor Eric Garcetti's pro bono initiative is composed of top Los Angeles law firms providing free legal services to residents facing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • EDUCATION

    University of California, Berkeley School of Law; California Law Review, Articles Editor

    Harvard University, A.B., cum laude

  • CLERKSHIPS

    Hon. Johnnie B. Rawlinson
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    Hon. George B. Daniels
    U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of New York

  • ADMISSIONS

    California
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    U.S.D.C. Central District of California
    U.S.D.C. Northern District of California

  • LANGUAGES

    Spanish