Thomas J. McCarty


Tom began working at Markham & Read the summer of 2017 after completing his first year of law school. From 2018-2019, he left to continue school and to join the Suffolk Law Prosecutors Clinic where he worked at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office as a Rule 3:03 certified student attorney representing the Commonwealth in criminal cases at the Central Division of the Boston Municipal Court.

Tom was admitted to the bar of Massachusetts in 2019, and since re-joining the firm, has represented clients in criminal and civil matters in Massachusetts, and assisted with state and federal litigation in cases from across the United States, including California, New York, and Texas.

Tom earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University at Albany, SUNY in 2015 where he majored in Political Science with a minor in Economics.

At UAlbany, Tom was the Communications Chair of the Sustainability Council where he advocated and worked to implement environmental initiatives. Throughout undergrad, he worked summers at a general practice law firm in the Buffalo, NY area. After receiving his B.A., Tom worked at a midsize bank in Albany, NY where he was a licensed mortgage originator and branch manager.

Tom graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2019 with Distinction in the Trial & Appellate Advocacy Concentration. As a member of Suffolk Law’s National Trial Team, Tom competed against law schools from across the country and was a 2018 semi-finalist at the Puerto Rico Invitational Trial Advocacy Competition. Tom also competed intramurally in both trial and appellate competitions and was the 2019 winner of the Justice Tom C. Clark Appellate Advocacy Competition. Tom received academic accolades in law school including Dean’s List and Honorable Mention Oral Advocate and was a student member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.