Robert McDonald, Partner
Nassau County criminal lawyer with impeccable trial credentials
Bob McDonald has successfully litigated complex criminal cases across the New York metropolitan area. He has tried more than 60 jury cases to verdict, including the famous “Gentleman Bandit" case on the Upper East Side as well as the trial of the alleged leader of an international narcotics conspiracy. He is widely known as one of the most experienced criminal trial lawyers in Nassau County today.
Bob has also received the ultimate AV rating for his skill and integrity from Martindale Hubbell, and has twice received the Jurisperitus Award from the Court Officer's Benevolent Association of Nassau County.
Excellence in criminal litigation since 1984
Bob McDonald possesses decades of experience navigating the distinct protocols of the New York criminal justice system. He served as an Assistant District Attorney for Nassau County from 1984 to 1989, handling numerous drug cases and conducting major narcotics investigations on Long Island. He was nominated for the position of District Court Judge, and received a "Well Qualified" rating for this position from the Nassau County Bar Association as well as endorsements from both the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Benevolent Associations.
He has also served for several years as Special Prosecutor for the Town of North Hempstead, a municipality of more than 250,000 residents, and sits on the Grievance Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, reviewing issues of legal competence and professional conduct regarding other lawyers in the 10th Judicial District.
Long Island criminal defense attorney with extensive trial experience
Bob McDonald and the rest of the Nassau County attorneys at Collins, McDonald and Gann, P.C. possess the experience necessary to build a winning criminal defense case for you. Contact them today online or at 516.294.0300.
- Criminal defense
- New York, 1984
- U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1985
- J.D., St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York, 1983
- B.A., New York University, New York, NY, 1977
- Special Professor of Law, Hofstra University School of Law
- New York State Bar Associations
- Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Grievance Committee
- Nassau County Democratic Party, First-Vice Chair
- Former Assistant District Attorneys of Nassau County, Past President