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Carla Erskine, West Palm Beach
"When considering whether to join McDonald Hopkins, the ability to represent high-end clients with sophisticated matters within a team of proactive and innovative attorneys with strong expertise was very appealing. The firm’s commitment to flexibility and a work environment that fosters one’s ability to excel professionally and personally is invaluable. Since joining, it has been encouraging to see the firm promote diversity and inclusion, community empowerment, and pro bono activity as part of the firm’s culture. Joining McDonald Hopkins was a great career decision."

Jordan Koss

Jordan Koss, Chicago
“To me, McDonald Hopkins checks more boxes than any other firm I know. A welcoming atmosphere where just about every lawyer was once a lateral hire. Partners providing their time and firm resources to help you develop your practice. Real transparency on firm and individual performance. Stability in the firm’s well-rounded practice areas and long history. Diversity of experiences from big firm veterans to small firm entrepreneurs. Commitment to cultural and strategic growth. True collaboration across office locations. Less red tape and flexible fee structures allowed. In sum, McDonald Hopkins is a great home for awesome lawyers – come and find out.”



Dana White, Detroit
“When looking to make a lateral move, McDonald Hopkins stood out for a combination of reasons. The firm’s commitment to strategic growth across all practice areas together with its strong commitment to maintaining its collegiate culture made it the clear choice for me. In transitioning my practice to McDonald Hopkins, the unparalleled expertise of my colleagues across the board has allowed me to provide my clients with exceptional service, and as a result, to continue to grow my own practice.”

Lindsie Everett McDonald Hopkins  Lindsie Everett, Cleveland
“The decision to join McDonald Hopkins boiled down to one key consideration – the potential to grow and strengthen my practice. As a full-service firm, McDonald Hopkins offers its attorneys the chance to not only work within a thriving practice group, but also the chance to work with a diverse group of clients alongside colleagues in correlative practice areas. McDonald Hopkins provides its attorneys with a platform to provide clients with strategic solutions, while encouraging members and associates alike to approach the practice of law with an eye toward innovation and opportunity. Considering these factors alongside the firm’s excellent culture, my choice to join the firm was simple. I’m extremely glad that I decided to join McDonald Hopkins and am grateful to work within such a supportive and entrepreneurial firm.”

Michael, Matasich, Cleveland
“What drew me to McDonald Hopkins is the core value of entrepreneurship. It is not just a buzzword here. The attorneys are committed to it, and the firm supports it. It is an exciting place to practice law.”