Prior to joining Baron & Budd, Daniel MacDonald clerked for the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. During his clerkship, Mr. MacDonald drafted numerous opinions in civil cases on complex legal issues, including claims against state sponsors of terrorism brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and claims against the United States brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
Mr. MacDonald received his juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where he explored his interest in federal constitutional law through participation in GW’s Institute for Constitutional History and the American Constitution Society. Mr. MacDonald received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and political science. Throughout his education, Mr. MacDonald undertook internships in all three branches of federal government, working for the House of Representatives, the National Archives, and the federal courts, learning just what it means to serve the people. Now at Baron & Budd, Daniel MacDonald works to give his clients that same devotion to truth, justice, and what is right.