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David F. MacNamar

David F. McNamar

Of Counsel

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Phone: 317-299-0160

Mr. McNamar is the founder and principal of McNamar & Associates in Indianapolis, Ind., and in his fourth decade of practice in the civil ligation area. He is Of Counsel with the firm, which also has cases in Indiana and other states as well in which Mr. McNamar and Guy O. Kornblum, life long friends are co-counsel. Others in our firm have been admitted to practice in Indiana for a particular case.

The joinder of our two firms in major litigation provides an extra dimension to our representation and provides the experience and judgment that typifies our practice.

More on Mr. McNamar’s background can be found at

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law
Business Organizations
Eminent Domain
Condemnation Suits
Estate Planning
Health & Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning
Litigation & Appeals
Nursing Home
Probate & Estate Administration
Real Estate Law
State, Local & Municipal Law

Litigation Percentage

75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Indiana, 1968
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1968
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1968
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1970
U.S. Supreme Court, 1974


Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
J.D. – 1968
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
B.S. – 1962
Major: Krannert Economics-Management School

Published Works

Long Term Care & the Law National Conference, National Health Lawyers Association, February 1985, 1992
National Convention, American Health Care Association, October, 1985
Health Law, Health Facilities Administrators Course, Ball State University, Annual, 1980-1991
Boren Amendment Litigation, American Health Care Association, National Attorneys’ Conference
Indiana Health Care Association Conferences

Representative Clients

Respiratory Partners, Inc.
Pharmakon Long Term Care Pharmacy, Inc.
Liberty Express Scripts, Inc.
Leeper Electric Service Company, Inc.
Americare Communities
Indiana Lighting Center, Inc.
Ambulatory Renal Services, Inc.


Bank One, Indianapolis, Indiana

Honors and Awards

Who’s Who in American Law-Marquis
Who’s Who, Emerging Leaders in America
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 1993-Present
Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

Marion Superior Court, Criminal Division 4, Master Commissioner, 1979 – 1993
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Board, Member, 1981 – 1996
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Board, Past President, 1981 – 1996
Country Club of Indianapolis, Member, Board of Directors
Country Club of Indianapolis, Past President
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
United States Naval Reserve (Retired Captain), Judge Advocate General Corps, 1965 – 1985
United States Naval Reserve Officer’s Association (Retired), United States Navy
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Defender Board, Member, Board of Directors, 1998 – 2004
American Legion, Life Member
Purdue Alumni Association, Life Member
Indiana University Alumni Association, Life Member
American Bar Association, Member
Indianapolis Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

Lowe Gray Steele & Darko, LLP, Of Counsel
Lowe Gray Steele & Darko, LLP, Partner
McNamar, Fearnow & McSharar, PC, Founding Partner, 1993 – 2001
Steers, Sullivan, McNamar & Rogers, Partner, 1970 – 1993
Steers, Klee Jay & Sullivan, Associate, 1968 – 1970
United States Navy, 1962 – 1965

Pro Bono Activities

Member, Board of Managers, Indianapolis Bar Association, 1977 – 1979
Member, Board of Directors, Indianapolis-Marion County Public Defender Agency, 1998 – 2004