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Gavin G. McCarthy

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Gavin McCarthy is a trial lawyer whose practice covers a wide variety of complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on class action defense and construction litigation. Gavin's practice spans the country, from representing Maine’s largest electric utility in a class action in Maine state court to handling a $30 million fire loss in Michigan on behalf of national resort developer to representing a leading national disability insurer in a class action in federal court in Florida.

Professional Memberships

Member, Maine Bar Association.


Author, Maine Section of the ABA’s Survey of State Class Action Law; Co-author, chapter on Maine Procurement Rules and Regulations, ABA Guide to State Procurement; Author, Maine Section of the ABA’s Fifty State Lien & Bond Law Treatise.


J.D. (cum laude), Boston College Law School; B.A., Haverford College.