Firm Distinctions

At McDonald at Law, our reputation and track record is unparalleled throughout all of central Pennsylvania. This is best exemplified by our attorneys' distinctions:

NBTA | National Board Of Trial Advocacy Established. 1977

Michael McDonald has been Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2002; the National Board certifies an attorney's credentials and track record - only 3% of attorneys nationally qualify for the distinction.

Rated By | Super Lawyers  | Michael P. McDonald | 2019

In the Plaintiffs Personal Injury Category for 2019, Michael McDonald is the only Lancaster County lawyer named a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer and is one of only 5% of all lawyers named in Pennsylvania.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Michael McDonald's record of trial verdicts and settlements has caused him to be named to the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum and Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Top 50 | US VERDICTS Personal Injury | Pennsylvania | 2016

Michael P. McDonald's trial record over 2016 resulted in his inclusion in the "Top 50 US Verdicts" list for the state of Pennsylvania.

Litigator Awards | 2015 | Ranked Top 1% Lawyers

McDonald at Law has received the National 2014 and 2015 Litigator Awards becoming ranked nationally among the top 1% of lawyers.


Michael McDonald has received the top rating by Martindale Hubbell as AV Preeminent.

The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Michael McDonald have been named to the National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

The Seal Of Experience | Trial Masters

Michael McDonald had been named to Trial Masters; a distinction held by only the most experienced attorneys in the country.

Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Personal Injury

Michael McDonald has received the highest rating by AVVO - 10 - Superb.


Michael McDonald, of McDonald at Law, has been named a member of the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

Best Attorneys Of America

Michael McDonald is a lifetime charter member of Best Attorneys of America.

ASLA | 2013 Top 100 Lawyer

Michael McDonald has been named to the American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100 Lawyer.

AATA | Premier 100 | American Academy Of Trial Attorneys

Michael McDonald has been named to the American Academy of Trial Lawyers - Premier 100.

Philadelphia Magazine

Michael McDonald has been featured in Newsweek and Philadelphia Magazine.


Michael McDonald is a charter member of the Academy of Board Certified Attorneys.

Pennsylvania Association For Justice

Attorney Michael P. McDonald is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice - Champion of Justice


Attorney Michael McDonald was selected as a member of the Top American Lawyers organization.


McDonald at Law was selected as a lifetime charter member of Best Law Firms of America.

Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association

Attorney Michael P. McDonald received the specialty rating of Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers.

Personal Injury Top 10 Attorney

Michael McDonald was the recipient of "The Top 10 Plaintiff's Attorney Award" by Attorney and Practice magazine. This recognition is given to attorneys who have demonstrated the highest degree of excellence in their practice area and is given to less than 1% of attorneys nationwide.