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Neil J. MacDonald

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Beltsville, MD

MacDonald Law Group, LLC
11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 1050
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: 301-264-7244
Fax: 877-654-2658
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Environmental Litigation
Attorney Profile

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

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Construction Defects


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

About Neil J. MacDonald

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
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Office Location for Neil J. MacDonald

11720 Beltsville Drive
Suite 1050
Beltsville, MD 20705

Phone: 301-264-7244

Fax: 877-654-2658

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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