Nancy C. McDonald, Experienced Corporate Attorney, Joins Fox Rothschild’s Roseland OfficeOctober 3, 2011 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Nancy C. McDonald has joined the firm as partner in the Corporate Department in the firm’s Roseland office.
“Nancy’s addition continues our trend of attracting high-quality laterals to our statewide team of more than 140 New Jersey attorneys,” said Stanley L. Goodman, managing partner of Fox Rothschild’s Roseland office. “As former in-house general counsel to an international manufacturing company, she has great insight into and a thorough understanding of the business operations and challenges encountered by companies. She leverages that experience to provide strategic guidance to help clients achieve their goals and will deepen our New Jersey capabilities in corporate law.”
Nancy has more than 20 years of experience in corporate and transactional law and serves as a trusted business adviser to her clients. She handles a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures and strategic alliances, acquisitions and divestitures, private placement of securities, secured lending transactions and subordinated debt and equity financings. She also negotiates and drafts various business agreements for clients, including shareholder, operating, license and supply, sales representative and distribution, executive employment and compensation, nondisclosure and other agreements for the protection of trade secrets as well as incentive compensation plans and agreements. Additionally, Nancy has represented franchisees throughout the United States and has assisted with the purchase and sale of various types of franchises as well as in resolving franchise disputes.
For her clients in the manufacturing industry, Nancy provides counsel on the implementation of safety programs, protection of trade secrets, purchase and supply arrangements, limited warranties and terms and conditions of purchase and sale. She also conducts internal audits and investigations.
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Nancy was the founder and managing member of McDonald Law Group, LLC. She also served for 12 years as in-house general counsel for Longwood Industries, Inc., a closely held international manufacturing company.
Nancy was named an “Outstanding Woman Lawyer” by New Jersey Law Journal in 2005 and was included in a list of the 30 most successful NJAWBO business owners by the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners in 2008. She was also a 1993 recipient of the Kean College of New Jersey Outstanding Alumni Award.
Nancy earned her LL.M. in Corporate Law from New York University School of Law, her J.D. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Newark and her B.A. from Kean College of New Jersey, graduating summa cum laude.