Mediator's Profile


Randall McCathren

Business Name: BLC Associates Inc.

Randall McCathren has more than forty years of experience in all areas of management consulting, litigation support, regulatory, compliance and financial analysis in the wholesale and retail vehicle financing and leasing fields.

Randall is an approved Rule 32 Mediator with the TN Supreme Court and provides mediation through the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center. Randall specializes in:

  • Auto finance / Lease regulatory compliance
  • Wholesale lending
  • Residual risk management
  • Financial analysis / Modeling portfolio performance

Additionally, Randall is a frequent expert witness, and has consulted for the Federal Reserve Board and National Credit Union Administration on leasing and lending regulatory issues. He designed a number of analytic software packages for lease pricing and evaluation of lease program performance and profitability.

Randall is frequently cited in both the trade and popular press on his assessments of the auto leasing business including:  The Wall Street JournalNewsweekForbesFortuneThe Los Angeles TimesThe New York TimesThe Washington PostUSA TodayBusiness Week and Automotive News, and has made numerous television appearances on behalf of the industry.


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (J.D. 1974, Associate Editor, California Law Review)
  • Yale University (B.S. 1971, magna cum laude)


  • Approved Rule 32 Mediator with TN Supreme Court

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