Shane McDonald

Senior Counsel


Shane McDonald is a senior counsel in the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice in Foley's Houston office.  His practice focuses on complex general civil, commercial, employment and personal injury litigation throughout Texas in state courts, federal courts, and private arbitration's for clients in the energy, oil and gas, and health care sectors. 

As a litigator, Shane frequently handles matters involving complex legal issues, intricate discovery, and extensive pretrial motion practice. His valuable jury trial and appellate experience allows him to better serve clients with an efficient and effective approach focused on delivering results.

Additionally, Shane frequently provides counsel and advice in the areas of employment law, health care law, employer liability, and regulatory compliance for an array of corporate entities, insurance carriers, and health care providers.    


Shane earned his law degree from the South Texas College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014). While there, Shane received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship. He is also a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.A., 2011).


  • Texas (2014)
  • Texas State Courts (2014)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas