Michael McDonald moved to Clark Wilson where he is now a partner and co-chair of its new Aboriginal business practice (alongside Brock Johnston). He was previously with Dentons Canada LLP. McDonald advises on Aboriginal development projects with a focus on creating wealth for Aboriginal peoples. Clients have included the Attawapiskat First Nation on all aspects of the Victor Diamond Mine negotiation, and the Tahltan Central Council on its negotiations with NovaGold. McDonald is a member of the Peguis First Nation.