Daniel G. McNamara

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Fort Wayne, IN

Fletcher Van Gilder LLP
 | 436 E Wayne St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: 260-286-0660
Fax: 260-424-9177
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Daniel G. McNamara is an attorney at Fletcher Van Gilder LLP in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. McNamara has over 30 years of experience as a lawyer helping clients with complex issues in business law, employment law, personal injury and wrongful death. He represents clients in Fort Wayne and the surrounding areas.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. McNamara has successfully helped numerous Indiana residents resolve their legal disputes. His decades of knowledge and experience allow him to provide exceptional advice and advocacy.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. McNamara is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court. He is a former president and board member of the Allen County Bar Association and previously served with the Indiana Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program.

    Serving his community in various ways, Mr. McNamara is board president of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School and volunteers with the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana. He is a former board member of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne and Inner City Hope Corporation and a past president of the Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne.

    Originally from Huntington, Indiana, Mr. McNamara earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He holds licenses to practice law before all Indiana state courts, the U.S. district courts for the northern and southern districts of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 20%Insurance Coverage
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Wrongful Death


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    About Daniel McNamara

    Admitted: 1991, Indiana

    Professional Webpage: https://www.fvglaw.com/author/daniel-g-mcnamara/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • American Bar Association
    • Allen County Bar Association, Board Member, 2007 - 2012
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
    • Conclave on Legal Education in Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, a meeting of 75 leading practitioners, judges and academics to explore the suitability of legal training during law school and beyond
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
    • Indiana, 1991
    • Allen County Bar Association (Director, President, 2012)
    • Benjamin Harrison Chapter, American Inns of Court
    • Committee on Law Practice Management, Indiana State Bar Association
    • American, Allen County and Indiana State Bar Associations
    • Committee on Improvements in the Judicial System, Indiana State Bar Association
    • American Bar Foundation, Fellow

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Inner City Hope Corporation, Board Member, 2019
    • Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity, Board Member, 1995 - 2000
    • Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana
    • Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (Director)
    • Inner City Hope Corporation, Director
    • Committee of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, established by the Indiana Supreme Court to assist impaired judges, lawyers, and law students, 2005 - 2013
    • St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School (Director, President)
    • Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne (Director, President, 1996)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Written before the Supreme Court’s 1995 decision, this work considered the ramifications of the district court’s ordering the state of Missouri to expend funds to improve facilities and programs, as well as increase teacher salaries, in order to remedy de facto racial inequality in the public schools in Kansas City, Author, Curing Kansas City: Missouri v. Jenkins and the Power of the Federal Courts to Remedy Constitutional Violations
    • Presented as part of a program on modern legal research for National Business Institute, Author, Find it Free and Fast on the Web: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web
    • Presented as part of program on jury trials sponsored by the Allen County Bar Association, Author, The Importance of the Opening Statement
    • Presented for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, the paper discussed practical considerations for communication of sensitive information within companies, as well as the latest developments in the law, Author, Corporate Privacy Rights: Creating and Preserving Privileged Corporate Communications

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers: Litigation/Insurance

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1985
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    Office Location for Daniel G. McNamara

    436 E Wayne St
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802

    Phone: 260-286-0660

    Fax: 260-424-9177

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