J.D., Catholic University School of law
James E. McDonald, Of Counsel at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP ( Miami), has over thirty years of practice in the areas of civil litigation, particularly commercial and construction litigation, environmental enforcement, healthcare, aviation, and government investigations. Prior to entering private practice, he had an extensive career in government. He was a special agent with the FBI; Assistant Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on Crime; Special Counsel to Florida Governor Reubin Askew; Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida; and Senior Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on Assassinations. He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of St. Thomas University, and at St. Thomas University School of Law, he teaches Trial Advocacy Practice.