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Mr. McCarthy joined the firm in 2018 and practices in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, motor vehicle liability, and civil/commercial litigation.  Mr. McCarthy earned a Bachelors in Arts in psychology from the University of Notre Dame.  He also earned a Master in Science in sports administration, a Master of Business Administration, and a Juris Doctor from Georgia State University.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McCarthy was a solo practitioner for 14 years developing a general civil litigation practice representing both individuals and small businesses.  During this time, Mr. McCarthy gained a wealth of experience across a wide array of litigation matters.  From 2010 to 2014, Mr. McCarthy was named a Rising Star and for every year since 2016, Mr. McCarthy has been named a Super Lawyer by his peers in Atlanta Magazine.

Before embarking on building his own law practice, Mr. McCarthy enjoyed a career in sports administration and special event management.  During this time Mr. McCarthy enjoyed working with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Goodwill Games, Special Olympics, U.S.A. Team Handball, NBC 2000 Sydney, and the Atlanta Falcons.

Mr. McCarthy resides in Smyrna, GA, with his wife, Amy, and their four children.  In his spare time, Mr. McCarthy enjoys coaching his children’s basketball teams, traveling with Amy, cooking just about anything on his Big Green Egg, and cheering for all things Irish.

Law School:
Georgia State University College of Law, J.D.

Georgia State University, M.Sc. in Sports Administration.

Georgia State University, M.B.A.

University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Psychology

Practice Areas

  • Automobile Negligence
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia

Admitted to Practice

  • Superior and State Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals

Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010-2014
  • Georgia Super Lawyers (each year since 2016)