Justin McDonald seeks to provide efficient, matter-of-fact advice in the matters entrusted to him. He enjoys maintaining something of a general trial practice.

As a product liability lawyer, Justin manages and tries cases across the country. He has handled to resolution over 200 products liability cases as lead counsel. His experience includes:

  • 20+ years as lead trial attorney for a tire manufacturer on a regional basis
  • Significant trade secret and protective order issues
  • Innovative Daubert challenges to expert witnesses

Justin also has over 20 years of experience with natural resources matters representing a natural gas utility, coal mines, and natural gas and oil producers. His experience includes:

  • Representing a propane gas tank manufacturer on a variety of issues, including warnings and manufacturing improvements
  • Advising coal mines on subsidence statutes, regulations and lawsuits
  • Defense of a major oil company against allegations that hundreds of coalbed methane gas wells converted natural gas for more than a dozen years
  • Representation of an Alabama coal mine as plaintiff against one of the world's leading manufacturers of hydraulic support shields
  • Authored legislation establishing the exclusive remedies for subsidence damage from longwall coal mining in Alabama
  • Structuring attack of opposing experts in nationwide underground storage tank class action