Mr. MacDonald was born in Flint, Michigan, May 21, 1950. He graduated from John Carrol University and Michigan State University in 1972 and from St. Mary's University of San Antonio, Texas School of Law in 1975. He is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Defense Award from the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. Mr. MacDonald maintains a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. Mr. MacDonald maintains a trial practice which includes areas of personal injury law, professional licensure defense, hospital and medical malpractice defense and workers compensation litigation.