Don McKenna

Don McKenna

Birmingham Personal Injury Attorney
  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Business Law...
  • Alabama
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Summary

Personal injury lawyer Don McKenna has been a member of the Hare Wynn team since 1997. With more than 22 years in practice, Don has helped numerous clients across the country fight for the just compensation they were owed after someone else’s negligence caused them harm. Several of his successful verdicts have even set new precedents in the legal field. While he handles a wide variety of cases, including wrongful death, environmental issues, and product liability, Don is especially passionate about cases involving government fraud. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Best Lawyers in America®.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Business Law
  • Products Liability
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • False Claims Act
  • Whistleblower cases
  • Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
ID Number: 6494-C66D
11th Circuit
Alabama Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton, LLP
- Current
Attorney
Taylor & Taylor
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Education
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D. (1995)
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Honors: Law Review. Top 10% class rank. Freshman merit scholarship.
Activities: Law Review. Moot court competitions.
Auburn University
B.S. (1992) | Finance
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Activities: SGA Treasurer, Spades Top 10 Senior Honorary
Awards
Top Lawyers Mid-South
Memphis Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Mid-South Superlawyer
Superlawyers
Best Attorneys in America
Best Lawyers
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Mid-South Superlawyer
Superlawyers
Best Attorneys in America
Best Attorneys
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Mid-South Superlawyer
Superlawyers
Best Attorneys in America
Best Lawyers
Best Attorneys in America
Best Lawyers
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Alabama Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Best Attorneys in America
Best Lawyers
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” 2015 Mass Tort
Best Law Firms
Litigation/Class Action – Plaintiffs Birmingham
Best Attorneys in America
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Alabama Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Best Attorneys in Alabama
Best Lawyers
Top Attorneys in Alabama
Business Alabama
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Alabama Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Top Ranked Law Firms
Fortune Magazine
False Claims Act Lawyer of the Year
Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
10/10 Peer and Client Rating
Avvo
AV Preeminent® Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Birmingham Bar Association
Public Service Committee
- Current
Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
Member
- Current
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
Executive Committee
- Current
Alabama State Bar # 6494C66D
Member
- Current
Alabama Association for Justice
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Taking a Second Look at Wrongful Termination Cases
Journal of ATLA
Taking Control: How a False Claims Act Will Allow Alabama To Stop The Leeching of Its Treasury
American Journal of Trial Advocacy
Speaking Engagements
False Claims Act Developments in Qui Tam Litigation, 15th Annual Class Action and Complex Litigation Symposium
False Claims Act Whistleblower Litigation, ATLA Trial Tool Box Essentials
Websites & Blogs
Website
About Me
Blog
Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton, LLP Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton, LLP
2025 3rd Avenue North
Suite 800
Birmingham, AL 35203
USA
Toll-Free: (855) 997-9319
Telephone: (205) 308-1331
Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton, LLP
325 W Main St
#210
Lexington, KY 40507
USA
Toll-Free: (859) 550-2900