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The News With William

Real Estate Group Featured in Home Builders Publication
The Real Estate Group at Barrett & McNagny was featured in the monthly publication, Impact, produced the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne.
Herr and Swift Recognized at Allen County Bar Association Annual Meeting
Thomas A. Herr receives the Niemann Citiation from the Allen County Bar Association and Bill Swift was recognized for practicing law for fifty years.
Barrett & McNagny Listed in 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings
Legal Alliance TAGLaw Awarded “Elite” Ranking in Chambers Global 2013
Barrett & McNagny LLP has announced that its legal alliance, TAGLaw®, has been recognized as “Elite” in the Chambers Global 2013 rankings guide for legal networks.
Fort Wayne Monthly Lists Barrett & McNagny Attorneys
The August 2012 issue of Fort Wayne Monthly listed nine attorneys from Barrett & McNagny LLP in its Top Lawyers Listing.

Swift, William D.

Senior Counsel

Phone: 260-423-8974
Fax: 260-423-8920
Email: wds@barrettlaw.com



  • Real Estate Law, Business Law; Business Torts; Zoning Law; Commercial Litigation and Mediation
  • Registered Mediator
  • Admitted to practice before the Indiana State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court


  • Bar Activities:
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Member, Allen County Bar Association (Former Officer & Director)
    • Fellow, Indiana Bar Association
  • Approved Instructor, Indiana Real Estate Commission


  • Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, Inc.
  • Trustee for three (3) area Charitable Foundations
  • Board of Directors, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Housing Support Corporation
  • St. Peter/Zion Housing Project
  • Retired U.S. Navy Officer
  • Past President of the following organizations:
    • Holy Cross Lutheran Church & School
    • March of Dimes
    • Navy League
    • Naval Reserve Association
    • Autumn Ridge Village Homeowner`s Association


  • Indiana University, Bloomington (B.S., 1958)
  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (J.D., 1964)

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