Scott McArdle

McArdle & Whitman, PC
407 S McDonough St
Montgomery, AL 36104-4251
(334) 263-9800

Scott T. McArdle is a 1996 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law and was honored to be selected to serve Justice H. Mark Kennedy of the Supreme Court of Alabama. Upon entering private practice, Mr. McArdle has practiced in the areas of Personal Injury to Children and Adults; Wrongful Death; Complex Litigation; Insurance Law; Insurance Bad Faith; Products Liability, and Criminal Law.  After serving with distinction for the largest law firms in Alabama, where he regularly represented over 500 clients at a time, Mr. McArdle focused on his goal to have a personal relationship with each client. That goal, which he now shares with his law partner, Misha Whitman, lead Mr. McArdle to form McArdle & Whitman, P.C.  Mr. McArdle is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts of Alabama and Mississippi and is a noted advocate by the National College of Advocacy. Mr. McArdle was a part of the litigation team that produced the largest verdict in Alabama history at the time- $395 million. Mr. McArdle takes great pride in a number of verdicts and settlements for injury victims that, to date, are estimated to exceed $500 million. Through his memberships in the American Association for Justice, Alabama and Mississippi Associations for Justice, Mr. McArdle is regularly called on by fellow lawyers to advise them on trial techniques and strategies.  Aside from these achievements, Mr. McArdle is honored to serve as Chairman of the Board for Make-A-Wish Alabama, is a core group member of Nick's Kids Charity and is the founder of Scott's Tots, an organization that promotes child safety.  Mr. McArdle is married to the former Kelly Lynn O'Gwynn of Enterprise, Alabama. The McArdle family consists of Scott, Kelly, their 10 year old son, John Thomas, 7 year old daughter and dog, Sage (Weimeranner).  MISHA MULLINS WHITMAN  A native Alabamian, Misha Mullins Whitman was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama School of law, summa cum laude, in 1997. In law school she served on the Alabama Law Review, the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, and was selected for the Bench and Bar Legal Honorary and as a Hugo Black Scholar for graduating in the top five in her law school class. Ms. Whitman served as Staff Attorney to the Honorable H. Mark Kennedy for two years at the Alabama Supreme Court.  Following her work at the Supreme Court, Ms. Whitman joined a firm where she represented individual clients and handled mass environmental tort cases in federal and state court. She also represented the City of Montgomery, handling civil cases involving the City and its employees and city criminal appeals. Since forming McArdle & Whitman, she has focused exclusively on providing assistance to seriously injured clients and their families, for whom she has recovered over 20 million dollars in verdicts and settlements.  Ms. Whitman is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama and before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. She is married to Josh Whitman, PhD, and has two young sons.  NICK HINES  Nick is a 2004 graduate of the University of Alabama and a 2008 graduate of the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law where he served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association and was a Senior Editor of the Jones Law Review. After graduating from law school, Mr. Hines was honored to serve as a law clerk to Hon. Judge Truman M. Hobbs, Jr., Circuit Court Judge for Alabama's Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. Following his court service, Mr. Hines joined McArdle & Whitman, P.C. as an associate attorney. Mr. Hines practice areas include Personal Injury to Children and Adults; Wrongful Death; Construction and Miller Act Litigation; Insurance Law; Insurance Bad Faith; Products Liability, Criminal Law, and Appellate Practice. Additionally, Mr. Hines is a certified Guardian ad Litem and has been honored to serve as such by the judges of Montgomery County, Alabama.  Mr. Hines is licensed to practice in all state courts and the United States Federal Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Hines maintains an active role in various local, state and national organizations. Mr. Hines is proud to serve as a member of the Alabama State Bar's Volunteer Lawyer Program, is active in his local YMCA and helps promote products made in Alabama as a member of Montgomery's MADE paper.  Mr. Hines is married to the former Catherine Chandler Sims of Montgomery, Alabama, and attends First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.