Fisher Phillips Attorney Selected For Inclusion in 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers
IRVINE, CA (January 21, 2015) – For the ninth consecutive year, Fisher Phillips Irvine, Calif. Managing Partner James J. McDonald, Jr. was selected for inclusion in 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in California are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
This year’s honorees will be featured in the February issues of Los Angeles magazine, Orange Coast magazine and the Los Angeles and Orange County distribution lists of The New York Times along with the San Diego edition of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine.
For more than 30 years, McDonald has practiced labor and employment law exclusively representing management. McDonald’s practice involves litigation of all types of employment disputes, including jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations, with special emphasis on wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, mental health issues in the workplace and trade secrets and unfair competition matters. He also counsels employers on labor and employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions. McDonald is lead editor of the treatise Mental and Emotional Injuries in Employment Litigation (BNA Books 2001) and author of more than 50 published articles on labor and employment law. He also serves as Vice Chair and General Counsel of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce.