Makedah is a staff attorney in the Tenants’ Rights Unit and the Veterans Legal Assistance Project. Makedah represents low-income tenants facing eviction in housing court and in administrative proceedings in Manhattan and the Bronx. Additionally, Makedah assists Veterans with obtaining VA benefits, Medicaid and food stamps. Before joining NYLAG, Makedah worked at RiseBoro Community Partnership, where she represented tenants in Brooklyn housing court and in administrative proceedings. Makedah received her J.D. from CUNY School of Law, and received her B.A. magna cum laude, from The College of New Rochelle.