Lawrence J. McNamara - FordHarrison LLP

Lawrence J. McNamara

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Mr. McNamara is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law, with over 35 years of litigation experience. He counsels and defends companies in matters relating to discrimination, wrongful discharge and employment torts, employer-union relations, employment agreements, non-competition covenants, trade secrets and confidential information, fair labor standards, safety and health, pension and benefits. He brings a creative, results-oriented approach to his clients, several of whom have been with him since 1978. He has successfully resolved disputes through jury trials, arbitrations and mediations.

Illinois CollegeBA 1973Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1976
American Bar AssociationDallas Bar AssociationBar Association of 5th Federal Circuit

Client Comments

"I've worked with Larry McNamara on a number of litigation matters over a significant period of time. He is always extremely well prepared and knowledgeable of both the relevant facts and law of each case. He has a very effective representation style with his client, adversary, and the court. We've retained Mr. McNamara continuously, as he takes a hands-on and practical approach to case resolution and provides seasoned litigation skills."

"Larry McNamara is the most intelligent, well-prepared, and effective labor and employment attorney I have worked with in my 10-plus years in the field. What sets him apart is his unique ability to quickly find practical solutions based in common sense and the law that allows the client to make the best business decision combined with the most legally-defensible position."

-Fritz Aldrine
Associate General Counsel
Tesoro Companies, Inc.

"Larry is a very seasoned litigator. He is superb in presenting a case in the courtroom and at hearings, and in handling and cross-examining witnesses. He is well prepared, organized, and writes strong, persuasive briefs."

-Mark Southerst
Chief Legal Officer
Greyhound Lines, Inc.

Office Location

1601 Elm Street, Suite 4450
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male