Michael D. McCarthy, Esq. Expert Witness
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military lost wages, military economic damages, military compensation, lost wages, damages, promotions, military benefits, military disability, military careers, military damages, military retirement, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Space Force, personal injury damages, tort damages.


JD, Case Western Reserve University; MS, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy; BA, University of Dayton

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Mike is a founding Principal of Military Experts, LLC which has been providing expert witnesses in civil tort cases where a servicemember has been injured since 2010. Military Experts’ team includes retired Admirals and Generals from each of the military services. Mike is an expert on matters relating to military compensation, military careers and the military disability evaluation system. Extensive expert witness experience assessing whether a service member has lost military earnings or benefits and, if so, quantifying that loss. 25+ years’ service in the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve, mainly in infantry and counter terrorism. Selected as a Congressional Fellow and assigned to serve as a military advisor to the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Advisory portfolio as a Congressional Fellow included defense and veterans’ policy issues. Admitted to practice law in Ohio and the District of Columbia. Currently serving as Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and engaged in the private practice of law.