Having experience and success in trial in high-exposure cases has earned Macdonald & Cody, LLP the reputation as tough, efficient and successful litigators.
PROVEN STRONG DEFENSE LITIGATORS.
Macdonald & Cody, LLP was founded to provide effective, efficient and creative legal representation for our clients. The true strength and rareness of Macdonald & Cody, LLP is the firm’s founding partners, Scott Macdonald and Michael Cody. Together, Mr. Macdonald and Mr. Cody have over 40 collective years of litigation experience, a majority of which has been spent in the practice of insurance defense in California.
Knowledge & Experience
Together, we have tried countless cases to verdict throughout our careers – the majority of which were jury trials. We have an extensive breadth of knowledge and experience handling the following types of cases:
BODILY INJURY/PROPERTY DAMAGE
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY
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Our team has extensive experience across various litigation matters. We bring each client a combination of deep industry knowledge and expert perspectives from other industries on the challenge at stake, to offer our clients fresh perspectives and breakthrough legal insights.
In August 2021, Douglas Carasso successfully defended an insurance company at binding arbitration in an underinsured-motorist action brought by the driver of the middle car in a three-vehicle...
On January 21,2021, Michael Cody and associate Michele Spencer obtained a successful binding arbitration award in a very contentious uninsured motorist claim. The claimant was a 55-year-old woman...
Top Insurance Defense Firm Opens Los Angeles Office Irvine, California. (January 2021) - Macdonald & Cody, LLP is excited to announce the opening of their new Los Angeles office on...
On January 20th, 2021, Debra Braasch and co-counsel, settled a case for for $3,750,000 following a 998, policy limits demand of $31,000,000 from which plaintiffs refused to budge and steadfastly...
On December 18, 2020, Esther Choe of Macdonald & Cody, LLP obtained a favorable ruling in Orange County, granting Defendant’s anti-SLAPP motion and striking Plaintiffs’ entire unlimited...