Stephen "Kyle" McDonald is an associate practicing in Swift Currie’s litigation section, focusing on representing clients in claims related to automobile litigation, premises liability and trucking and transportation litigation. A well-rounded attorney, Kyle also has experience representing plaintiffs, allowing him to provide his clients with keen insight into the adverse side during the litigation process.

Kyle places a high value on honesty and communication when working with his clients to ensure they stay informed of the status of their case and to develop a tailored strategy leading to their desired results. Understanding litigation can be a large undertaking, he thoroughly explains to his clients the law and all stages of the legal process to address any concerns they may have.

Living in seven cities and five states over the past 10 years has given Kyle the tools to adapt to any situation. He applies this same dedication and resourcefulness as an advocate for his clients to help them succeed in their cases. In one matter he handled, Kyle achieved an optimal settlement by tracking down witnesses to an accident of which the plaintiff had no memory.

Kyle also possesses a knowledge of the inner workings of government matters as he previously served as a legislative analyst for a Texas state representative and law clerk for the governor of Alabama.

Kyle earned his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. During law school, he won the George Peach Taylor Award for Trial Advocacy. Additionally, he was voted to the Student Bar Association executive committee each year and was elected as vice president and social chair in his third year. Prior, he earned his B.A. in English literature from University of Iowa.


  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • State Bar of Georgia


An outdoor enthusiast, Kyle can often be found exploring national forests. He also enjoys reading fiction and spending time at college football and minor league baseball games.


Bar Admittances

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee


University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2018)

University of Iowa (B.A., 2014)

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