Matthew C. McDonald

Matthew C. McDonald: Attorney with Jones Walker LLP
  • Partner at Jones Walker LLP (350 Attorneys)
  • Suite 1200, RSA Battle House Tower, 11 N Water St., Mobile, AL 36602
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Matthew McDonald is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation and Government Relations Practice Groups. He practices in the areas of civil litigation and government affairs, generally representing publicly held entities in a variety of matters.

Mr. McDonald is nationally recognized for his successes in tort reform and has served as counsel for the Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee. In 2003, he was named among the American Tort Reform Association's first group of Legal Reform Champions -a list of high-profile attorneys who have dedicated themselves to restoring equal justice under law and reclaiming the civil justice system from the grip of plaintiffs' attorneys. Mr. McDonald's reform activities also have played a role in the new era of economic development in Alabama.


•Named to Legal Reform Champions list by the American Tort Reform Association in 2003
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell


•McDonald Presents at Alabama Council of Association Executives
•Tax Reform Client Alert Series Launched by Jones Walker LLP
•Jones Walker Mobile, Alabama Office Relocates
•McDonald Presents to Alabama Council of Association Executives
•Jones Walker Expands Government Relations Practice in Alabama: Announces Alliances with Christie Strategy Group and CRM, L.L.C.
•McDonald quoted on


• Practical Guide to Ethics , December 7, 2010
•Legislative Ethics, A Practical Guide , February 10, 2009
•Legislative Staff Ethics, A Practical Guide , January 15, 2009


• Arbitration Opponents: Barking Up the Wrong Branch
62 Ala. Law 56, January 2001
• The Process of Reform
24 Cumb. L. Rev. 478, 1994

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Alabama Practice
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Government Relations & Legislative Advocacy
  • Insurance Business, Regulatory & Government Relations Practice
  • State & Local Tax
  • State & Local Tax Resource Center
  • Tax & Estates
  • Tax Policy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
251-439-7576  Phone
251.433.4106  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., cum laude, 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1985
Year of First admission:
1985, Alabama


•Alabama State Bar
•American Bar Association
•Mobile Bar Association

Birth Information:
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, October 19, 1958

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