Rooted in History,
Focused on the Present

Founded in 1946 in White Plains, NY, McCarthy Fingar has been a leader in the legal and business community in Westchester County and beyond ever since.


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About our Firm

Committed to Helping
our Clients Succeed

Today, McCarthy Fingar employs more than 20 lawyers with diverse areas of concentration. We work with a base of long-standing clients, include, but are not limited to numerous municipal corporations; individuals and companies engaged in various industries, such as financial, banking, manufacturing, real estate development and lending, insurance, private equity capital, accounting and software development; and charitable organizations.

About our Practices

Problem Solvers,
Advocates, and Leaders

Our lawyers demonstrate a special blend of skills and know-how which helps our clients succeed in their business and personal planning, in transactional matters and in litigation. Our attorneys come to us from a divergent group of law schools, from other law firms, from government, and from the judiciary.

Meet our Team

In the News


Landau Quoted in Article on Ability of Cannabis Businesses to Operate Successfully

James K. Landau

James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was recently quoted in an article entitled “Cannabis is Poised to Rescue the Economy From Collapse“. Jim had this to say about the impact of tax rates on the ability of a cannabis business to operate successfully: “such high tax rates coupled with the lack… Read More »


Landau Elected President of White Plains Bar Association

James K. Landau

James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was sworn in as President of the White Plains Bar Association (WPBA). A member of the WPBA Board of Directors since 2014, Jim previously served as Vice President and Secretary. Jim joins current and former McCarthy Fingar attorneys, Dolores Gebhardt, Joel M. Aurnou, Kathleen Donelli, Joseph P.… Read More »


Kutzin Named as Co-Chair of NYSBA Task Force on Remote Notarization and Witnessing of Estate Planning Documents

Michael S. Kutzin

During the COVID-19 health care crisis, McCarthy Fingar lawyers have remotely supervised the execution of many Wills, Trust Agreements and related documents. We are pleased to announce that Michael S. Kutzin, a member of various groups, including our Guardianship Practice, Trusts & Estates and Surrogate’s Court Litigation groups, has been named as a co-Chair of the NYSBA Joint Elder… Read More »


Kutzin Wins Appeal on Guardianship Matter Involving Dispute Between Divorced Parents

Michael S. Kutzin

McCarthy Fingar lawyers represent clients in the most difficult guardianship cases. In Matter of A.A. v. A., 2020 NY Slip Op 03468 (1st Dep’t 2020),  Michael S. Kutzin, a partner of the firm whose areas of concentration include guardianship and trusts & estates, represented, on a pro bono basis, the mother of an incapacitated child in an appeal to the Appellate… Read More »


Landau Speaks on Litigation Trends in Cannabis Industry

James K. Landau

James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, spoke on “Litigation Trends in the Cannabis Industry”, in a program sponsored by the Westchester County Bar Association. 

Dedicated to
Our Community

McCarthy Fingar prides itself on its tradition of involvement in the community, in bar associations, and in related activities. Our lawyers are active in civic and charitable organizations in their own communities as well as in Westchester and in the Lower Hudson Valley.

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To Working With You

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12th Floor
White Plains, NY 10606-1934

Phone: (914) 946-3700
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