Justin McDonald seeks to provide matter-of-fact and efficient 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 including in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia. He has handled to resolution over 200 products liability cases as lead counsel. His experience includes:

  • 20 years as lead trial attorney for a portfolio of cases 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:

  • 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