David J. MacMain

David J. MacMain

The MacMain Law Group
  • Education Law, Employment Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

David is a founding member and the Managing Partner of The MacMain Law Group. David has broad and extensive trial experience having tried over 125 cases to verdict in favor of his clients. David has, over the course of his twenty-five plus year legal career, focused his practice on the representation and counseling of public entities, public officials, educational institutions, religious entities, and non-profits throughout Pennsylvania, in a wide variety of civil rights and employment claims including police misconduct, zoning/land use, sexual harassment, discrimination, licensing, First Amendment, prison-based, employment, and work-place claims. David is frequently retained as a consultant and/or lead trial counsel in high-profile §1983 and municipal liability cases throughout the country including cases in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, and Arizona. He also serves as counsel to law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities on various issues including the review and preparation of policies, and operational issues.

David is a member of The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, an international organization limited to 1400 lawyers worldwide who are selected by invitation only following an extensive peer review selection process. David is a member of the Defense Research Institute and an active participant in the Government Liability, Trial Tactics, and Law Firm Management Committees. David currently serves as the 2017 Vice-Chair of the Governmental Liability Committee, was the 2013 Program Chair of the annual conference and has been a featured speaker at several annual conferences.

Education
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A. | Criminal Justice
Activities: Member of nationally-ranked varsity soccer team Big brother and participant in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Indiana County
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Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Legal Clerk
Montgomery McCracken
Current
Associate
Montgomery McCracken
Current
Founding Partner
The MacMain Law Group
- Current
Partner
Lamb McErlane
- Current
Partner
Montgomery McCracken
- Current
Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell – Rated AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0)
Recipient
Best Attorneys of America
Super Lawyer
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 59320
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Defense Research Institute
Member
Current
Activities: Speaker at 2016 Annual Conference Civil Rights and Governmental Liability Section Vice-Chairman – 2017 Speaker at Annual Conference – 2015, 2014, 2012, 2006, 2005 Program Director at Annual Conference – 2013 Steering Committee – 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 Partnering with Industry Committee – Chair – 2016, 2015 Trial Tactics Section Law Firm Management Section
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Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Member
Current
Activities: Civil Rights and Public Entity Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
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United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Practice Areas
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Appellate Law
  • Governmental Entity Representation and Civil Rights Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Religious Entities and Non-Profits
  • Small Business
Websites & Blogs
Website
The MacMain Law Group
Blog
The MacMain Law Group Blog
Contact & Map
Malvern Office
101 Lindenwood Dr Ste 160
Malvern, PA 19355
USA
Telephone: (484) 318-7106