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Christian McNamara

Christian McNamara

Director and Senior Editor YPFS New Bagehot Project & Lecturer in the Practice of Management

Christian McNamara is a Senior Editor and Director of the New Bagehot Project at the Yale Program on Financial Stability (YPFS), where he is leading a team developing an online crisis-fighting playbook for responding to financial crises.  Prior to joining the staff of the YPFS, McNamara spent several years as an associate at a law firm in New Haven where his practice focused on M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as the preparation of securities filings.  McNamara has also worked as a strategic consultant for a consulting firm focused on the social sector.  McNamara received a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from Harvard Law School.


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2007
  • BBA, University of Notre Dame, 2004

Selected Works


Working Papers