Rob D. MacDonald, Esq.

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Rob D. MacDonald is a founder of the law firm of White & MacDonald, LLP. For over twenty-five years, Mr. MacDonald has focused a large part of his practice on the representation of community associations, and owners of residential and commercial properties.

Mr. MacDonald has counseled associations in all stages of their existence, from developer control through transition to the membership and the maturing of communities and associations. Mr. MacDonald has served as general counsel to hundreds of associations providing advice in relation to governing document analysis and interpretation, drafting and administering contracts for maintenance and repair, as well as reconstruction of communities, enforcement proceedings and dispute resolution.

Mr. MacDonald also represents residential and commercial property owners in disputes and business matters involving acquisition, leasing and sale of properties. Mr. MacDonald has represented clients in various construction defect resolution procedures including the California Builder’s “Right to Repair Act” (SB 800), Calderon Act, and contractual arbitration.

Mr. MacDonald has formed and represented various religious, charitable and recreational non-profit corporations.

Mr. MacDonald’s trial experience includes representation of property owners, associations, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in prosecution and defense of real property disputes, fiduciary matters and construction defect claims through trial.

Mr. MacDonald volunteers time to various charitable organizations and non-profit corporations in his community.



California State Bar 1987
United States District Court, Northern District of California 1987


Fort Lewis College, B.A. (1983)
Santa Clara School of Law, J.D. (1987)


  • State Bar of California
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Executive Council of Homeowners (ECHO)
  • California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)