Neil J. MacDonald

Top rated Products Liability attorney in Beltsville, Maryland

MacDonald Law Group, LLC
Neil J. MacDonald
MacDonald Law Group, LLC

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 1991

Education: University of Baltimore School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

MacDonald Law Group, LLC

11720 Beltsville Drive
Suite 1050
Beltsville, MD 20705 Visit website


A member of the MacDonald Law Group, LLC, Neil J. MacDonald focuses his practice on civil litigation defense matters. From the firm’s offices in Beltsville, Maryland, he represents companies and individuals throughout the region, including a portion of the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts since 1991, Mr. MacDonald is also admitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Mr. MacDonald has furnished excellent defense representation for insurance companies along with their business and individual policy holders. The types of cases that he has worked on have included claims of asbestos exposure, mesothelioma, toxic torts, defective products, fire loss, premises liability, construction litigation including alleged defects and other similar matters, personal injury and wrongful death, and general insurance coverage disputes. Mr. MacDonald has achieved numerous positive results for his clients through both jury trials and negotiated settlements, and this successful track record has led to a great deal of favorable recognition from his fellow members of the bar, including an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

As an undergraduate, Mr. MacDonald attended the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in government and international studies and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1987. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and in 1991 he was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude. His professional affiliations include the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and the Defense Research Institute.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Environmental Litigation

Focus areas

Construction Defects, Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects

  • 50% Personal Injury - Products: Defense
  • 30% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Environmental Litigation

First Admitted: 1991, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

  • Maryland Super Lawyers, 2019-2021
  • District of Columbia, Super Lawyers, 2019-2021
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1993
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1992
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Virginia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1991
Educational Background:
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Government & International Studies, 1987, 1987
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1991
Industry Groups:
  • DRI

Office location for Neil J. MacDonald

11720 Beltsville Drive
Suite 1050
Beltsville, MD 20705

Phone: 301-264-7244


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

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