Amb. Tom McDonald
Ambassador Tom McDonald is an Equity Partner with BakerHostetler and heads its government policy practice group. He concentrates his practice on governmental policy, both in Washington and internationally, as well as international law and arbitration. He also handles regulatory matters involving the U.S. Treasury and Justice Departments. From 1997-2001, McDonald was the U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe. He has nearly 30 years of experience representing U.S. multinational corporations and manufacturers, and major South African, United Kingdom, and Japanese banks, mutual fund companies, insurance companies and trade associations. On the international scene, McDonald regularly negotiates the successful resolution of legal matters and other disputes for U.S. multinationals and major South African companies in various countries. Several times a year, his practice takes him abroad to handle various matters in Africa, the United Kingdom, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.