Robert Connell Pugh
Mr. Pugh graduated from the Villanova University School of Law in 1991 and has spent his 20 year legal career involved in all aspects of defense litigation. Robert’s legal practice consists of defending individuals and institutions in Montgomery County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Northampton County, Lancaster County and Philadelphia County. Robert defends physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities in claims for professional malpractice. He also has vast experience representing a variety of areas including public and private transportation litigation, premises liability litigation, products liability litigation and toxic tort / environmental litigation, as well as an active appellate practice. He has taken over 50 cases to jury verdicts in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties and has argued in front of the Pennsylvania Superior Court as well as the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Pugh is a member of the Montgomery and Pennsylvania Bar Associations and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Facilities Committee. He is Past President of the Montgomery Trial Lawyers and former Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Health and Fitness Committee.
Mr. Pugh was selected by his peers as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” as published in Philadelphia Magazine for the last eight years. Five percent of all Pennsylvania lawyers qualify as “Super Lawyers”.
In his spare time, Mr. Pugh likes to spend time with his wife and three children. Additionally, he likes to work out the stress of being a trial lawyer by participating in triathlons and open water swimming, and most recently was chosen to represent the United States in the short course (Olympic) Age Group Triathlon World Championships which will be held in London on September 11-15 2013.
Mr. Pugh is admitted to the following:
- The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania;
- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania;
- The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and
- The Supreme Court of the United States of America.
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