JD McAlister’s practice focuses on general liability defense, municipal liability, premises liability, products liability, construction litigation, commercial litigation, bad faith, coverage disputes and UM/UIM claims in the firm’s Charlotte office.

Outside of the MGC, JD enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing golf and watching live music.

Practice Areas

  • Adulterated Food
  • Alcohol Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Slander/Defamation
  • Trucking


  • Wake Forest University School of Law (JD)
  • Davidson College (BA)

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Bar Admissions

  • 2006 North Carolina
  • US District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina