McCarthy lists fixing the city’s aging infrastructure, helping local businesses, supporting students and improving public safety among several priorities. He, his wife Kathryn and their two young boys live in Tacoma’s North End.
McCarthy also served as the in-house attorney for MC Construction, which is building the $1.2 billion Point Ruston development near Point Defiance.
McCarthy worked for the city of Tacoma for more than seven years, first as a city attorney and then in the public works division as manager of real estate.
He currently works for the Goodstein Law Group, which serves as the attorney for the Port of Tacoma and a number of other special purpose districts, McCarthy said. He continues to do some work for the Point Ruston developers in his current position.
His mother, Pat McCarthy, is the Pierce County executive.
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