NEWS - Press Release

April 28, 2016


Hon. Edward McCarty NAM is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. Edward W. McCarty III to its New York Panel of Neutrals.

Judge McCarty has had a distinguished judicial career spanning 30 years. Elected to the Supreme Court in 1992, he spent nearly two decades managing an extensive caseload that included complex tort litigation and commercial disputes, medical malpractice, and personal injury matters. From 2011 until his retirement in 2015, Judge McCarty served for 5 years as an elected Justice of the Surrogate’s Court, Nassau County, where he presided over numerous cases that involved trusts and estates, special education issues and complex adoption disputes.

Hon. McCarty has handled a wide variety of cases types including commercial, trusts and estates, international, art valuation and ownership, professional liability, insurance, government, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, premises liability and personal injury. He has an impeccable reputation for integrity and knowledge of the law and is recognized as a hard-working detail-oriented judge whose even-handed manner makes him a highly-effective neutral in resolving the most complex matters. He is extremely well-respected by both sides of the bar.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM, stated: “Judge McCarty’s wide and varied experiences both nationally and internationally have given him the natural skills and extensive legal experience for mediation and arbitration. He is masterful at bringing parties together and is known to be fair and impartial. We take great pride in the quality of our roster and consistently make additions that will positively impact our clients. Justice McCarty has the perfect demeanor and superior settlement skills to transition from the bench to Alternative Dispute Resolution and he will no doubt serve NAM’s clients well.”

Hon. Edward McCarty is available to hear cases throughout the N.Y. Metro area. Click here to view Hon. McCarty’s resume.


Founded in 1992, NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) has been recognized for its superb customer service and exceptional panel of arbitrators and mediators. In 2016, NAM was named Best ADR firm in the United States by the National Law Journal’s Annual Reader Rankings Survey. Consistent with being the nation’s premier ADR provider, the New York Law Journal Annual Reader Rankings Survey also selected NAM as the #1 ADR firm for the last five years.

NAM actively works with more than 8,000 commercial entities, including more than 50% of the Fortune 100 companies. NAM offers litigants a nationwide panel of nearly 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to facilitate the resolution of disputes in a private forum. The company maintains rosters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and in major cities around the world, with specific expertise in the areas of Complex Commercial, Construction, Employment, Entertainment, Financial Services, International, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury (including 3rd party and 1st party actions), Professional Liability and Real Estate dispute resolution.

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