Matt McNamee joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2013. He represents the university in transactional, real estate, business, contract, and in general corporate matters, and he also works on technology transfer and development issues.
Before joining the office, McNamee was an attorney with Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, L.L.P., in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, from 2002 through 2013 (and a partner since 2006). There he handled a wide range of matters, including real estate sales, purchases, development, and leasing; mergers and acquisitions; corporate, securities, and finance; business formation and planning; and general contract issues. Before that, he was an associate in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray (1998-2002), where he focused on health care law, corporate, and private equity work.
McNamee earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Chicago, where he graduated in 1992. He received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law in 1998. He is an active member of the Missouri and South Dakota state bars.