Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. (1992); University of California at Davis, B.A. (1989)
McCarthy has repeatedly been selected as one of the top plaintiff attorneys in California. McCarthy has handled many consumer fraud class actions. McCarthy also has practiced extensively in the area of elder abuse, including obtaining multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of senior citizens in actions involving reverse mortgages.
McCarthy has handled many tragic cases arising from balcony collapses, including trials. He tried an action with partner Frank Pitre on behalf of victims of an infamous balcony collapse on Franklin Street in San Francisco. The case resulted in a $12 million verdict. McCarthy has been interviewed by many media outlets as an expert in balcony collapse cases.more » « less