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Swift, William D.

Senior Counsel


A senior attorney with Barrett McNagny, William Swift has extensive experience in the areas of real estate law, business law, business torts, zoning law, commercial litigation, and mediation where he is a registered mediator.

William is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney based on Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings and is very active professionally and within the local community. He is a member of many associations, including the American Bar, the Indiana State Bar, and the Allen County Bar. He is also a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Association and an approved instructor of Indiana Real Estate Commission. In the community, he is a part of the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne and the St. Peter/Zion Housing Project. William is a trustee for three area charitable foundations, a board member of Lutheran Housing Support for Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, and is a retired U.S. Navy Officer.

William graduated with his B.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1958, then earned his J.D. in 1964 from Indiana University School of Law. He is admitted to practice before the Indiana state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

AV® Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. The AV rating is a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

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