Thomas R. McCarthy


Mr. McCarthy assists clients with a wide array of issues in federal district and appellate courts across the country. He represents clients in cases involving constitutional issues, interpretation and enforcement of federal statutes, administrative law, civil rights disputes, and a variety of other civil litigation issues. He also represents clients in matters before and involving various federal agencies. Mr. McCarthy recently argued before the Supreme Court of the United States in Birchfield v. North Dakota.

Mr. McCarthy is a former law clerk to Judge David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Frank W. Bullock, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Since 2011, Mr. McCarthy has been the co-director of the Supreme Court Clinic at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he also is the co-director of the Administrative Law Clinic.

Mr. McCarthy earned his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame, where he was a Notre Dame Scholar, and his J.D. magna cum laude from George Mason University School of Law. Mr. McCarthy is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars.