Jeff McDonald
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Office: 314.421.4430


Mr. McDonald has been with Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion, LLC since 2017. A knowledgeable attorney, he is experienced in preparing cases for trial, appellate work, conducting on-site investigations, and bringing organizations into compliance with state law.

After a brief career as a journalist, Mr. McDonald interned for the Chicago Transit Authority and the Honorable Young B. Kim of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was the editor-in-chief of the Public Interest Law Reporter and authored two feature articles for that publication. Mr. McDonald was a Loyola Public Interest Law Society Fellow and taught a weekly law class to high schoolers as part of the Street Law program. He placed third with two other mediators in the 2011 INADR London International Mediation Competition. Mr. McDonald previously practiced at the firms of Wittman & Lorton P.C. and Cooper McDonald & McDonald. A native of Godfrey, Illinois, he has been a member of the Illinois Bar since 2011 and the Missouri Bar since 2017.

Mr. McDonald serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Alton.

Practice Areas:

Insurance defense
Personal injury defense
Automobile defense
Premises liability defense
Product liability defense
Asbestos defense
Medical malpractice defense

Loyola University Chicago, J.D., 2011
Chicago, Illinois

Carleton College, B.A. cum laude, 2007
Northfield, Minnesota


Missouri Bar
Illinois Bar
United States District Court for the
     Southern District of Illinois
     Eastern District of Missouri


The Missouri Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
The Madison County Bar Association
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel