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.
Plaintiff Fails to Obtain Arbitration Award in Excess of Defense Offer
On March 24, 2023, Rory Leos obtained a successful binding arbitration award in an admitted liability auto accident case. The plaintiff was a 59-year-old woman who claimed a right should injury...
Proud Sponsor of the Childhelp Rich Saul Memorial Golf Classic 2023
The team at Macdonald & Cody, LLP is pleased to be able to help contribute to organizations like, Childhelp and their upcoming event on May 22nd, the Rich Saul Memorial Golf Classic 2023.
Macdonald & Cody Obtain Favorable Verdict for a Fraction of Plaintiff’s Workers Compensation Lien
In November 2022, Scott Macdonald and Elizabeth Tingen obtained a favorable award in downtown Los Angeles in a 2-vehicle intersectional collision case. The subject accident occurred on West Third...
Macdonald & Cody, LLP Obtain Defense Verdict in San Diego Leg Amputee Case
On November 10, 2022 Joseph Fitzgerald of Macdonald & Cody, LLP was able to obtain a defense verdict in a leg amputee case. Macdonald & Cody's client was in the course and scope of his employment...
Macdonald & Cody, LLP Protects Client in $4M Wrongful Death Verdict
On October 21, 2022, Joseph Fitzgerald of Macdonald & Cody, LLP was able to protect his client from a $4,000,000 Wrongful Death verdict by proving to a Ventura Jury that his client was in the...