Laura T. MacDonald, Associate


Laura MacDonald is an attorney in the firm's Health Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Her practice includes assisting a wide range of health care clients and providers with a variety of issues, such as:

  • Representing a range of clients facing governmental investigations and prosecutions, license and disciplinary matters, administrative review appeals of governmental agency decisions, and general litigation matters.
  • Health Care Professionals
    • Medical Staff Issues and Corrective Action
    • Professional Licensing Issues
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
    • Federal and State Pharmaceutical Laws and Regulations
    • Permit and Licensure Issues

In the area of litigation, Ms. MacDonald has represented both corporate and individual clients in a variety of areas of complex commercial litigation, including contract claims, fraud, zoning disputes, jurisdictional issues, chancery proceedings, and tort claims.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • University of Miami Law Review (Executive Editor)
    • University of Miami Moot Court Board
    • Miami Scholars Scholarship
  • Carthage College (B.A., summa cum laude, 2006)
    • All-college honors

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Graceland West Community Association (Council Member)
  • Illinois Judges Foundation Lawyers Auxiliary Committee (Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Illinois Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Personal PAC
  • American Health Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (Member)