Based in Texas, Britney nationally represents and advocates for clients in pursuing valid claims against their multi-billion-dollar insurance policy carriers. In the process, she’s collected millions of dollars for her clients that were denied compensation. Britney writes motions and argues cases primarily in federal district courts across the nation, as well as at the Board of Veterans Appeals and in the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She focuses on claims involving breach of contract, bad faith insurance practices, DPTA violations and wrongful denial of insurance benefits against insurance companies through ERISA-based claims, as well as veteran benefit denials and social security disability income denials.
Britney McDonald has dedicated her career to fighting for the rights of those wrongfully denied by insurance companies.
Since 2015, Britney has been the Senior Managing Attorney of the firm’s disability insurance department, having spent an additional seven years simultaneously managing the firm’s veteran’s disability department. Britney advises clients about their claims from application through litigation. She consults with clients as to their policies and claims for benefits, appealing insurance denials both at the administrative and litigation stages, negotiating and mediating claims. She strategizes with the clients and paralegals for writing impactful appeal briefs and motions in federal court. Britney manages research and writing paralegals in crafting and implementing creative strategies for pursuing claim awards. She is passionate about helping our clients get the outcome they deserve.
Britney assists clients with the following:
- ERISA Claim Disputes
- Breach of Insurance Contract Disputes
- Bad Faith Insurance Violations
- Deceptive Trade Practice Act Violations
- Short/Long-Term Disability
- Long-Term Disability
- Waiver of Premium
- Accidental Death & Dismemberment
- Life & Dependent Life Insurance claims
- Insurance Contract Disputes
- Long-Term Care
- Contract Language Drafting
- Severance Agreements
- Service Connection Claims
- Claims for Increased Rating/Dispute of Rating Assignment & Effective Date
- Agent Orange, Burn Pit, and Camp Lejeune Toxicity Claims
- 1151 claims
- Clear and Unmistakable Error (CUE) Claims
- Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income Denials
Britney was raised in Central Arkansas before moving to Texas. She attended undergraduate at Baylor University in Texas, where she was actively involved in Kappa Kappa Gamma, graduating cum laude in 2009. She attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, graduating in 2012. At STCL, she was active in Phi Alpha Delta, the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Society and Alternative Dispute Resolution Associations.
Britney has also worked in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims and has experience reviewing business acquisition and employment contracts. Britney obtained Series 7 and 63 licenses through Equitable Advisors in 2014, helping clients to accumulate and protect assets through retirement and estate planning strategies, asset management, college funding, and business planning.
Britney is married to her law school sweetheart. She and her husband live in Houston, TX with their two young daughters, spending as much of their time together exploring fun activities in the city.