026: David Makman of Makman & Matz discusses his private practice

david makmenWhat makes a Lawpreneur? Listen in as David Makman, of Makman and Matz , shares what inspired him to hang out his shingle, and his advice to you on how to get started in commercial and IP litigation.

David’s focus is commercial and IP litigation. He has a big firm background, and worked for Howrey LLP before starting his own firm. He has an international background, speaks Japanese and does comparative law work with the Japan Society of Northern California.


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Fail fast to succeed faster

  • Attorney partnerships can be tricky to negotiate. David shares how it can be challenging to integrate existing practices.

Tell us something good

  • David found people were supportive of his entering solo practice.
  • He recognizes that it’s important to share with others and find out what they are interested in.
  • He enjoys managing his own schedule and cases.

What’s on your desk?

  • David does comparative law work with the Japan Society of Northern California, as well as commercial and Intellectual Property law.

Favorite Resource

  • Cloud drive

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