David McNamara

David McNamara


David McNamara is an attorney in Holland & Knight's New York office and a member of the firm's Construction Industry Practice Group. Mr. McNamara provides strategic counsel and legal representation to clients in a wide range of construction-related matters. His blend of legal acumen, engineering insight and project management skills showcases his broad spectrum of knowledge. With a diverse professional background that combines experience in intellectual property (IP) litigation and engineering, Mr. McNamara is well equipped to navigate the complexities of construction law.

Prior to and during law school, Mr. McNamara worked as a commissioning engineer for a leading global engineering firm. This experience instilled in him a deep understanding of the intricacies of construction projects, which is an invaluable asset when dealing with construction law matters. Mr. McNamara's engineering background enables him to effectively communicate with clients, contractors and industry experts, bridging the gap between technical complexities and legal solutions.

In addition, Mr. McNamara holds prestigious certifications that demonstrate his commitment to providing high-quality counsel to clients. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in New York, reflecting his dedication to adhering to the highest industry standards. His Project Management Professional (PMP) designation also showcases his knowledge in managing complex projects efficiently. Mr. McNamara also is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), which further emphasizes his commitment to sustainable and environmentally responsible construction practices.


  • New York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Delaware, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)