Skyler McDonald

Skyler McDonald

Biography

Skyler McDonald handles motions and appeals before Georgia trial and appellate courts and before the Eleventh Circuit, and also is a member of the Florida bar. Ms. McDonald conducts extensive research and analysis on all types of sophisticated legal issues, and provides other necessary support to the principals of the firm.

Ms. McDonald joined Webb Daniel Friedlander following clerkships with Judge Frank M. Hull, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Judge Virginia M. Hernandez-Covington, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Prior to that, she spent several years at the Staff Attorneys’ Office for the Eleventh Circuit and in private practice, where she focused on complex commercial litigation.

Ms. McDonald lives in Tampa, Florida, with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, baking, and hiking.

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law (magna cum laude; Florida Law Review)
  • B.S., University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Honors & Activities

    • Law Clerk to Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    • Law Clerk to Judge Frank M. Hull, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • Staff Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Appellate Practice Committee
    • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Appellate Advocacy Committee
    • The Law Clerk Committee of the Tampa Bay chapter of Federal Bar Association
    • The Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers