Kane Pugh Knoell Troy & Kramer LLP was founded in 1975 by Edward F. Kane and William H. Pugh, IV, Esquires. They were joined by George H. Knoell, III, Esq. in 1976 and the firm has continued to grow to its present compliment of over 20 attorneys.
The firm provides quality and cost effective legal representation in most areas of litigation and trial law throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. The firm carries Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating and is listed in the Bar Register of Pre Eminent firms.
Firm attorneys have tried many hundreds of cases to verdict in ten Pennsylvania counties and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Firm attorneys have also appeared often in the Commonwealth, Superior and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, including the presentation of prevailing arguments in several landmark cases.
Clients include casualty, workers’ compensation, and professional liability insurance carriers, self–insured hospitals, corporations and municipalities, criminal defendants and family law litigants.
Firm attorneys also serve as ADR mediators and arbitrators. William H. Pugh, V has been appointed by the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas to serve as a discovery master each month.
Traditionally, firm attorneys have been active in bar leadership in both the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. Paul C. Troy, Esq. is a past Chair of the PBA House of Delegates, Co-Chair of the Health Care Law Committee and a past member of the PBA Board of Governors. Four firm attorneys have been Zone 9 Delegates to the PBA House of Delegates.
Mr. Pugh, IV served as Montgomery Bar President in 1995. Mr. Pugh, V served as Montgomery Bar President in 2006. Two firm attorneys have been Young Lawyer Chairs of the MBA and six have served on its Board of Directors.
Mr. Pugh, IV, Mr. Pugh, V and Mr. Troy have served terms as President of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association. Robert Pugh, Esq. is currently President of the Association. Mr. Pugh, IV was honored by the MCTLA as “Trial Lawyer of the Year” in 2001. Mr. Pugh, V was honored by the MCTLA as "Trial Lawyer of the Year" in 2007.
Firm attorneys participate in athletic endeavors including running, swimming and biking. In 1999, the firm placed first in the team competition of the Philadelphia Bar Association 10K run for charity, defeating all of the Philadelphia mega firms. Robert Pugh is an accomplished triathlete having completed the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon twice.
Mr. Kane and Mr. Pugh, IV are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Pugh, IV, Mr. Pugh, V, Mr. Knoell and Mr. Kramer are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Pugh, IV, Mr. Pugh, V, Mr. Troy, Mr. Knoell and Mr. Kramer have all been voted by their peers as Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers. In fact, the success achieved by all of the firm’s attorneys qualifies them all as Super Lawyers.