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Roderick C. McDonald


Syracuse, NY

(315) 218-8163

(315) 218-8100 fax

Bar/Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1990)
  • Colgate University (B.A., cum laude, 1987)

Roderick C. McDonald

Roderick is a business and corporate attorney who advises for-profit and not-for-profit clients on all aspects of corporate and business law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, including restructurings, takeovers, financings and corporate governance matters.

Recent representative transactions include:

  • the sale of a large community hospital to the SUNY system;
  • the acquisition of a professional sports franchise; the sale of a manufacturing company to a large publicly-traded company;
  • the acquisition of a for-profit research and development business by a not-for-profit higher educational institution;
  • a $500 million secured credit facility;
  • a complex asset based loan;
  • a management-led leveraged buyout of a regional propane distributor;
  • the sale and acquisition of distressed manufacturing companies.

Rod also has assisted with several hospital affiliations and is currently working with multiple health care providers in connection with their New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program efforts.

Prior to joining Bond, Rod was Vice President and General Counsel of Special Metals Corporation, where he was involved in all aspects of the multi-national manufacturing company, including counseling senior management and members of the Board of Directors; restructuring through Chapter 11; SEC compliance; financing, acquisitions and divestitures; anti-trust; negotiations with customers and suppliers; oversight of litigation; drafting and review of contracts; labor negotiations and employment matters; and ultimately the successful sale of the company to Precision Castparts Corporation.