David J. MacMain
433 W. Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Firm Web Site: www.macmainlawcom
Diversity and Inclusion Vice Chair- 2023,
Practice and Personal Background
David J. MacMain is the Managing Partner of MacMain Leinhauser PC, a 10 lawyer firm located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. His practice focuses on defending public entities and officials in a wide variety of civil rights and employment claims including police misconduct, zoning/land use, sexual harassment, discrimination, licensing, First Amendment, prison-based and work-place claims. David also defends claims brought against schools, non-profits, recreational facilities, and professionals. David serves as national supervising counsel to several public entity carriers to oversee and defend §1983 and municipal liability cases throughout the country. David has extensive trial experience having tried over a 150 cases to verdict in favor of his clients. David is a frequent speaker and author on civil rights, municipal liability, employment litigation, police and prison-related issues, trial skills, school-related issues, and ethics to a variety of audiences, both locally and nationally. He has been named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” each of the past 13 years in the field of Civil Rights representing the top 5% of lawyers in a given field, is rated “AV” Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been selected for inclusion in the Best Attorneys of America. He is the 2019/2020 Chair of the Governmental Liability Committee of the Defense Research Institute, and active in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and its Governmental Liability, Employment and Trial Tactics Committees. David is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and thereafter served as a Pennsylvania State Trooper stationed at the Avondale, Chester County Barracks where he engaged in all aspects of police work in the twenty-seven (27) municipalities that the Avondale station covered. David is cum laude graduate of Temple University School of Law. David has been married to his wife Lisa since 1986, has 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.