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Nancy McDonald - Partner

NANCY McDONALD is a 1982 cum laude graduate of Carleton College. In 1988, she was awarded a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the Seton Hall University School of Law, where she also served as an editor of the Law Review. Ms. McDonald was admitted to the bars of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1988. She is also a member of the bars of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Ms. McDonald joined McElroy, Deutsch & Mulvaney in 1991, after a three-year association with a firm where she was involved in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation as well as asbestos and toxic-tort litigation on behalf of various companies. Since joining the Firm, Ms. McDonald has continued her practice in complex, multi-party toxic-tort and mass-tort litigation in state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey, among other states. She manages asbestos litigation on behalf of numerous corporations, including major petrochemical companies, boiler manufacturers, electrical component and automotive friction product manufacturers, among others. She also represents product manufacturers and petrochemical, companies in toxic-tort litigation involving claims relating to benzene, vinyl chloride, and other chemical exposures. In addition to her experience in the toxic-tort and product-liability areas, Ms. McDonald concentrates in appellate practice and handles commercial and construction-related litigation on behalf of major chemical and buildings products producers. Ms. McDonald is the author of the Toxic Torts Chapter in the New Jersey Personal Injury Litigation Practice Guide recently published by LexisNexis. She is a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District XIII Ethics Committee for Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties in New Jersey.

Ms. McDonald has been listed in Super Lawyers® (2006,2008-2016), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of General Litigation, Appellate, and Class Action/Mass Torts. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court). Ms. McDonald  was also recognized as one of the Top Fifty Women Lawyers in New Jersey in 2008.