Matthew H. McArdle

Matthew H. McArdle

Malone, New York
800-941-5001 (Toll Free)

Matthew H. McArdle joined the Firm in July 2006 and became a partner in January 2010. Matthew focuses his practice on estate planning, corporate law, real estate, litigation, appeals, personal injury, and general litigation. 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 board member of the Greater Malone Community Fund, co-founder and board member of the Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, and volunteers his time coaching local youth sports.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Appeals
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate
  • General Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2003


  • Albany Law School 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
  • Greater Malone Community Fund, Board Member
  • Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, Inc., Vice President
  • Franklin County Down Syndrome Society, Inc., 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