Thomas McCarthy

Managing Partner
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri

Tom has over 30 years of experience representing McMahon Berger clients in all aspects of labor and employment law throughout the United States. His practice emphasizes litigation before Federal and State courts and the NLRB.

Tom represents clients in labor matters, including collective bargaining, strikes, injunctions, mergers, acquisitions, representation elections, and unfair labor practices charges. He also litigates cases arising under Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act.

Tom has successfully defended employers in a wide range of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims. He represents clients before Federal and State courts and before administrative agencies. He also advises clients on employment-related matters including personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements, and employee handbooks.

Tom is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on labor and employment law issues. He advises clients on how to deal with government investigations, avoid litigation, and minimize liability.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court Kansas
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Thomas McCarthy

Managing Partner
Licensed to Practice: State of Missouri

Tom has over 30 years of experience representing McMahon Berger clients in all aspects of labor and employment law throughout the United States. His practice emphasizes litigation before Federal and State courts and the NLRB.

Tom represents clients in labor matters, including collective bargaining, strikes, injunctions, mergers, acquisitions, representation elections, and unfair labor practices charges. He also litigates cases arising under Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act.

Tom has successfully defended employers in a wide range of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims. He represents clients before Federal and State courts and before administrative agencies. He also advises clients on employment-related matters including personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements, and employee handbooks.

Tom is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on labor and employment law issues. He advises clients on how to deal with government investigations, avoid litigation, and minimize liability.

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court Kansas
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Education
  • Professional Associations
B.S.E.E (Cum Laude) | J.D.
Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
Member, Labor and Employment Sections
Member | Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section (1985-86) | Co-Chair, Labor Arbitrator Development Program (1984-85)

Awards & Honors

Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers

Top 100 Labor and Employment Lawyers

America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Other Professional Experience

Field Attorney

Executive Master’s in Manufacturing Management Program (EM3)

Instructor, Traditional Labor Relations

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