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Matthew H. McArdle

Location: Malone, New York
Phone: 518-481-5000
800-941-5001 (Toll Free)
Fax: 518-481-5203

Matthew H. McArdle joined the Firm in July 2006, became a partner in January 2010, and became the Managing Partner in January 2021. Matthew focuses his practice on real estate, Wills, estates and estate planning, corporations and corporate planning, LLCs, worker’s compensation and social security disability. 

He represents his clients in a smart, effective way, identifying an issue, and implementing a logical solution that allows his clients to move forward with their lives. Visitors to his upstate office receive a warm welcome and the assurance that he will work hard in pursuit of the results they seek.

Matthew received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Albany Law School in 2002, and a B.A. from Siena College in 1999. Born and raised in the North Country, he grew up in Chateaugay, New York, and graduated from Chateaugay Central School in 1995.

During law school, Matthew earned Deans’ List honors for all four of his eligible semesters, and was ranked 11th in his class of 201 students. He was also a member and Note and Comment Editor of the Albany Law Review, and recipient of the 2012 Saratoga Bar Association Scholarship award.

Prior to joining the Firm, Matthew clerked for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department in Albany, and also worked for Hinman Straub, a prominent Albany law firm.
In addition to effective legal representation, Matthew enjoys devoting his free time to charitable causes. He is a co-founder and board member of the Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, and volunteers his time coaching local youth sports.

Areas of Practice:

Wills and Estate Planning
Corporate Law  
Real Estate
Worker’s Compensation
Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions:

New York, 2003


Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
J.D. magna cum laude - 2002
Siena College, Loudonville, New York
B.A. - 1999

Honors and Awards:

Albany Law Review, 2000–2002
Note & Comment Editor, Albany Law Review, 2001–2002
Scholarship Recipient, Saratoga County Bar Association, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, Inc., Co-Founder
Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, Inc., Vice President & Treasurer

Past Employment Positions:

Associate, Hinman Straub, P.C., Albany, NY, 2002–2006
Appellate Court Attorney, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, Albany, 2002–2003

McArdle Sets Up Nonprofit

McArdle Defends Village of Massena