Thomas Patrick McCarthy is the Immediate Past President of the Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference. Judge McCarthy was formerly an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC) in Washington DC. From February 2008 until May 2010, Judge McCarthy served as Supervisory Administrative Law Judge (SALJ) with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) in Miami, Florida. Before his judicial appointment, Judge McCarthy enjoyed an extensive, 23-year career with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD, and served in private practice practicing labor and employment law. Judge McCarthy is the immediate past president of the Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference (FALJC), and served as past president of the former Prettyman-Leventhal American Inn of Court on Administrative Law. He holds a Masters of Law in Labor and Employment Law from Georgetown University Law School and a Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he served as Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. Judge McCarthy graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Relations from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.