MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser LLC Plays A Big Part in the 2020 DRI Civil Rights Conference

MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser played a large role in the 2020 DRI Governmental Liability Conference held in San Diego from January 29-31. The conference, which was attended by over 475 lawyers and insurance professionals from all over the country, is the pre-eminent civil rights conference. David MacMain is the Chair of the Committee and played a large part in planning the conference. MacMain also moderated a panel discussion called “Trial Masters – The Best of the Best” in which 3 battle tested trial lawyers experienced in civil rights trials shared their thoughts, tips and secrets on successfully trying 1983 cases to a jury.  Tricia Ambrose hosted a Women in the Law lunch which afforded fellowship and networking opportunities for female (and male) attendees. Janelle Fulton hosted a Diversity Reception for the entire conference  – for which the firm was also a sponsor. And Samatha Ryan hosted the Young Lawyers Dinner which  connected young lawyers and allowed them the chance to begin building their network.


The MacMain Law Group LLC, has changed to MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser

We are happy to announce that the name of our firm, The MacMain Law Group LLC, has changed to MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser. Our firm continues to be committed to delivering excellent service with high ethical standards that our clients have always expected of us. As attorneys with more than sixty years of experience, we understand the importance of real-life issues and providing practical advice and advocacy for our clients. We are dedicated to excellence in every representation and client interaction.

David J. MacMainMatthew J. Connell, and Brian H. Leinhauser are the founding members and named partners at the firm. Each attorney has extensive experience representing public sector and private sector clients in a variety of practice areas, including civil rights, litigation, labor and employment, education law, and small business consulting. Each attorney is a tenacious and diligent legal advocate for their clients. The team at MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser looks forward to continuing our relationships with our clients and the continued growth of our firm in the future.

David MacMain Is Featured On A Podcast

David MacMain was interviewed by Frank Ramos of DRI as part of his “A Conversation With . . .” series. In his 30 minute interview, which is in a conversational tone, Frank speaks with David as to how David switched careers from law enforcement to law, his practice, the firm, and David’s thoughts on counseling and defending law enforcement in these times.


MacMain Appointed as Solicitor for the Chester County Sheriff’s Office

David MacMain of MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser was appointed as solicitor for the Chester County Sheriff’s Office.David MacMain was appointed by newly-elected Chester County Sheriff, Fredda Maddox, to serve as Solicitor to her new administration. MacMain stated that “I am honored to assist Sheriff Maddox as she takes office in these historic times, and with bold new ideas for her office.”  Sheriff Maddox appointed Kevin Dykes – former Chief County Detective for Chester County – to serve as her Chief Deputy Sheriff. Sheriff Maddox, Chief Deputy Dykes and Solicitor MacMain all served together as State Troopers at the Avondale, Chester County Station.

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

David MacMainDavid MacMain of MacMain, Connell & Leinhauser was admitted to the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. was invited, and admitted to the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. ADTA invites only one defense trial attorney to be its prime member per one million in population for each city, town, or municipality across the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, France, The United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. An ADTA prime membership is, in essence, a statement of the high regard in which that defense trial attorney is held by his or her peers in the defense trial bar of their city and state or province. David, who has tried over 150 civil trials, and presents and speaks on trial and pre-trial issues, is honored to be a member of this prestigious professional organization.