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Justin T. McDonald

Justin T. McDonald

Partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Alabama, U.S.A.

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Justin McDonald is a litigator that applies his client's business objectives to the efficient management of legal matters. Justin proactively partners withclients to seek effective, practical and cost-effective resolutions to matters entrusted to him.

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 leadcounsel. Justin represents several tire manufacturers and is regional counsel for Cooper Tire in 20 states. His experience includes:

  • Management of and lead trial attorney for 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 oilproducers. His experience as a natural resources attorney includes:

  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1993

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Education

  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1993, Law Review
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1990, with high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

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.
Blogs

Declassified
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding...

Patent 213
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written...

Tennessee Appellate Review
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

A successful appeal depends on counsel’s substantive understanding of appellate rules, procedures, and strategies. The Tennessee Appellate Review blog is a resource for commentary and insights on the latest state and federal appellate news. Join the conversation as we analyze decisions from the...

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