Craig A. McCarthy

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Craig A. McCarthy practices in the areas of civil litigation and insurance. He represents governmental and nonprofit entities, insurance carriers, and self-insured businesses. His practice includes all phases of litigation, from discovery through trial and appeals. Craig has practiced extensively in the areas of public official liability, catastrophic injury, construction defect, product liability, commercial litigation, environmental and regulatory law, and insurance coverage.

Craig serves as a mediator and arbitrator in various civil litigation and insurance related matters including contract disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, catastrophic injury, transportation litigation, product liability and cases against public entities and non-profit organizations.

Craig McCarthy is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.


Ahwatukee YMCA (Board Member)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Casualty Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Governmental Defense
  • Insurance Insolvency
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Product Liability
  • Property Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.257.7974  Phone
(602) 254-4878  Fax
University Attended:
Baylor University/Willamette University, B.A., Political Science/Economics, high honors, 1985; Willamette University, M.B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Willamette University College of Law, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
1990, Arizona


State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Bar Association (member, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section)
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (President, 2016-2017; Executive Committee, 2013-2018, Board of Directors, 2009-2018)
Defense Research Institute
Property Loss Research Bureau
Arizona Insurance Claims Association
Fraternal Order of the Blue Goose (National Chairman, Jurisprudence Committee)


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Phoenix, Arizona

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