Christopher M. McDonald is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office. He represents individuals and entities in a wide range of disputes, including landlord-tenant, personal injury, and real property matters.

Mr. McDonald received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2013, where he served as an articles editor on the Law Review. Mr. McDonald also argued for Santa Clara in each round of the 2013 Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition, in which his team reached the finals. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

During law school, Mr. McDonald served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Socrates Peter Manoukian of the Santa Clara County Superior Court. He also clerked in the commercial litigation group of two Bay Area law firms.

Mr. McDonald is a member of the California State Bar.


  • Articles Editor, Law Review, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2012-2013
  • Finalist, Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition, 2013
  • Judicial Extern, Santa Clara County Superior Court, 2011