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Dawn D. Gile

Dawn D. Gile Maryland Lawyer
Phone:  301-220-3489
Email:  [email protected]

Ms. Gile has been with MacDonald Law Group, LLC since its inception. She began working with Neil MacDonald at Hartel, Kane, DeSantis, MacDonald & Howie, LLP in 2008. Ms. Gile's practice focuses on all aspects of toxic tort, products liability, construction defect, and insurance defense litigation. Ms. Gile began her career in Chicago, Illinois, representing physicians, insurance companies, and healthcare entities in litigation, before relocating to Maryland. She currently serves as president of Military Spouse JD Network, a bar association for military spouses, having previously served on its Justice for Military Families Committee, an initiative dedicated to providing pro bono legal services to families of deceased servicemembers. In addition, Ms. Gile serves as the secretary of Vigilant Torch Association, an organization that supports current and former members of the military special operations community as well as their families.  Ms. Gile was also recently selected to serve as the alumni trustee for the Rockford University Board of Trustees. Ms. Gile has received several awards for her accomplishments, including the Rockford University Alumni Award of Distinction and the U.S. Department of the Army’s Commander’s Award for Public Service.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defect

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2006
  • Maryland, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2010
  • District of Columbia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2012
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2016


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Rockford University, Rockford, Illinois
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2002
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: French

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Military Spouse J.D. Network