Gregory M. McNamee

Gregory M. McNamee



Practice Groups

Gregory McNamee defends clients in toxic tort, product liability, environmental, commercial and premises liability litigation. His clients include international manufacturing companies and prominent insurers.

Greg has significant experience in all stages of litigation up to trial. For several years, he has defended employers in toxic tort litigation, and has represented medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies in product liability cases. Greg also has extensive appellate experience, which includes briefing a variety of insurance issues stemming from contractual risk transfer, indemnification provisions, and additional insured endorsements.

Greg is a founding member of the Board of Directors at Clementine Montessori, a Montessori preschool in Philadelphia, and is on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Boston College Law School Alumni Association. He was named to the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania’s Pro Bono Roll of Honor in 2013. 

Representative Matters
  • Represented generic drug manufacturer in claim for indemnity
  • Represented defendant in seven-figure contract indemnity and additional insured claim arising from an underlying catastrophic accident
  • Defended commercial property owner in environmental action involving significant flooding of a neighboring property
  • Represented environmental engineer in professional liability action involving oil spill
  • Drafted appellate brief in a multi-million dollar declaratory judgment action
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Products Liability: Defense, 2018
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015–16
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania’s Pro Bono Roll of Honor, 2013
Professional Affiliations
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
Community Involvement
  • Clementine Montessori, Founding Member of Board of Directors
  • Executive Committee, Boston College Law School Alumni Association, Philadelphia Chapter
Admitted to Practice
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2006
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., cum laude, 2002
  • Co-Author, “Protecting Subcontractors, and Their Insurers, from Unanticipated and Overwhelming Contract Indemnity Risk,” The Critical Path, the Defense Research Institute’s Construction Law Committee newsletter, December 27, 2013
  • Contributing Editor, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Personal Injury Litigation LexisNexis, 2012
  • "Climate Change: Policy and Litigation Update" (Co-Presenter), GS Webinar, November 8, 2018