Sally P. McDonald

Sally P. McDonald

Johnston, Rhode Island
866-353-3310 (Toll Free)

Sally P. McDonald is an Associate with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the Litigation, Employment, Estate Litigation, Corporate & Business, and Health Care Law Teams. Attorney McDonald focuses her practice on providing legal support, advocacy and counsel to clients in her practice areas. 
For the past four years, Attorney McDonald was named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, a distinction that recognizes the top 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers under the age of 40 or those in practice for 10 years or less. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Rhode Island Legal Services and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Providence Public Library.

Attorney McDonald earned her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law, cum laude, where she was a member of the executive board of the Law Review. Attorney McDonald was responsible for editing the annual edition of the Law Review devoted to Rhode Island law in her position as Rhode Island Editor. She was also a recipient of a CALI Award for Legal Excellence in Legal Methods in 2007. Following her graduation from law school, Attorney McDonald served as a Judicial Law Clerk with the Honorable Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Suttell. She graduated with a B.A. with honors in Sociology from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.

She is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney McDonald is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Employment
  • Estate Litigation
  • Corporate & Business
  • Health Care

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 2009
    • Law Review: Rhode Island Edition of Roger Williams University School of Law's Law Review, Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: Honors in Sociology
    • Major: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hope Club, Providence, RI , First Female Resident Junior Member (Under 40), Member of the Membership Committee, Communications Committee and Events Committee, 2012 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors for Rhode Island Legal Services, 2014 - Present
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Providence Public Library, 2014 - Present