Carter H. Strickland joined Mackenzie Hughes in 1965 and is now retired
from the firm. Formerly, he provided expertise in commercial litigation,
including construction contracts, shareholder disputes, eminent domain
and tax certiorari proceedings, partnership disputes and general contract
Carter received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1962.
He then went on to study at Duke University where he graduated with a
Bachelor of Law degree in 1965. Carter was admitted to the Onondaga County,
New York State and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Carter was a member of the Member Advisory Group to the New York State
Federal Judicial Council and a Fellow of the American College of Trial
Lawyers. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Crouse
Health Foundation. He served on the Board of Directors of the Syracuse
Chapter of the American Red Cross and Home Aides of Central New York.
He is a former Vestryman and Warden to the Community Church in Fayetteville,
New York and Assistant Chancellor to the Diocese of Central New York.
He has been listed in the Commercial Litigation Section of "Best
Lawyers in America" for 2011 and the previous twenty-two years and
Bet-the-Company Litigation for 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Carter served as Counsel for New York State Temporary Commission on Eminent
Domain in Syracuse, New York. He served as counsel to the Commission whose
task was to review and consolidate laws involving the acquisition of private
property by governmental entities.