Terrence McCartney

McCartney Stucky LLC
350 Theodore Fremd Ave S Ste 106
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 305-5555
mccartneystucky.com/


Terrence E. McCartney is an accomplished trial attorney who practices primarily in the field of product liability law, including automobile and trucking crashworthiness, defective workplace machinery and unsafe consumer products. Terry has successfully represented clients against many of the nation’s leading product manufacturers and most of the major insurance companies. Terry has also been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in New York for many consecutive years. He is admitted to practice law in New York and California and has been admitted pro hac vice to numerous other states during his career.

Terry has published numerous articles and lectures extensively at the local, state and national levels. He litigated one of the first air bag product liability cases in the country to a successful conclusion. Terry has successfully handled numerous automobile crashworthiness and defective product cases, including several heavy truck post-collision fire cases, around the country and has obtained many seven and eight figure verdicts and settlements. He recently handled over a dozen Toyota sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) cases and served as the New York State Liaison Counsel in that national litigation.

Terry is an active member of his community in Rye, New York where he recently served as an elected City Councilman for four years. He coached youth sports for many years and continues to coach a boys and girls youth boxing program now. Terry served in the Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves as an infantry officer for over a decade, attaining the rank of Major, before receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1997. He has continued to remain involved in veteran’s affairs since leaving active service.

Terry was born in Hawaii and grew up in a military family with four siblings all over the United States. Terry graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1986 and St. Thomas University School of Law in 1994. He has been married to his college sweetheart, Julia, for 31 years and they have two adult sons, Jack and Daniel. Terry enjoys playing golf, fly fishing, reading, travel and watching sports in his free time.