James McDonald Jr.

OC MANAGING PARTNER, FISHER & PHILLIPS LLP

Specialty employment law … has defended against hundreds of lawsuits; advises on strategy … bachelor’s, New College of Florida; JD, Georgetown … roots for ‘the Lakers (I’m optimistic)’ … first job: ‘washing boats, sweeping floors’ … first car: Chevy Nova … ex-chair, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce; board, Human Options … would like to meet commercial aviation pioneer Juan Trippe