James J. McHugh, Jr.

James J. McHugh, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Lopez McHugh LLP
 | 1 International Plaza, #550
Philadelphia, PA 19113
Phone: 215-952-6910
Fax: 215-952-6914
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

James J. McHugh Jr. and Lopez McHugh, LLP of  PA, CA and NJ are dedicated to the representation of individuals suffering serious injuries at the hands of others.  The firm's partners have more than 75 years of combined successful law experience and have been highly recognized for their skills as trial attorneys. 

About James McHugh, Jr.

Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.lopezmchugh.com/attorney-profiles/james-mchugh

Honors/Awards:

  • NJ award as voted by clients and peers, Awesome Attorney, South Jersey Magazine, 2008
  • Recognized by the legal community for excellent professional conduct and experience, AVVO Excellent Rated Attorney, 2011
  • Awarded a Top 100 Attorney in PHILADELPHIA- as published in Philadelphia Magazine's Super Lawyer Section, Top 100 Attorneys in Philadelphia, 2010
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Trial Lawyers PA, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Peer Nominated PA Super Lawyer Award, PA Super Lawyer, Philadelphia Magazine, 2012
  • 2013 Top 100 Attorney in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Attorneys PA, Philadelphia Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Litigation Lawyers PA, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • PA Super Lawyer Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Law & Politics, 2007
  • PA Super Lawyers Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Law & Politics, 2005
  • Philadelphia Magazine- June 2011; Recognized for excellence in Class Action/Mass Torts Practice by peers in the legal community and honored as an exceptional lawyer having an impressive record of professional achievement and unquestioned ethical standards., Top Attorneys PA, American Registry, 2011
  • Rated one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania., Top 100 Trial Attorney, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • PA Super Lawyers Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA SuperLawyer, Law & Politics, 2010
  • Awarded Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey, Top 100 Trial Lawyers- New Jersey, ATLA
  • Top 100 Attorney in PA- as published in Philadelphia Magazine's Super Lawyers Section, Top 100 Attorneys Pennsylvania, 2007
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers New Jersey, Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Americam Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Peer Nominated PA Super Lawyer Award, Philadelphia Magazine, Super Lawyer, 2013
  • Top 100 Attorney Philadelphia, Top 100 Attorneys in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Philadelphia, Top 100 Attorneys Philadelphia, Philadelphia Magazine, 2014
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Villanova University School of Law
  • Inducted into the Order of the Coif, an honorary scholastic society the purpose of which is to encourage excellence in legal education by fostering a spirit of careful study, recognizing those who as law students attained a high grade of scholarship, and honoring those who as lawyers, judges and teachers attained high distinction for their scholarly or professional accomplishments.
  • PA Super Lawyers Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA SuperLawyer, Law & Politics, 2009
  • Rated one of the top 100 trial lawyers in New Jersey., Top 100 Trial Lawyer in New Jersey, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • PA Super Lawyers Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA SuperLawyer, Law & Politics, 2011
  • Honored as a Top 100 Attorney in the state of Pennsylvania for vision, commitment and determination- as published in Philadelphia Magazine's Super Lawyer Section, Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2010
  • Honored as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the state of Pennsylvania by the American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers: PA, ATLA, 2010
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers in New Jersey, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Rated top 100 trial lawyers in New Jersey, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • PA Super Lawyer, 2013 PA Super Lawyer, Philadelphia Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers New Jersey, Top 100 Litigation Lawyers NJ, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013
  • PA Super Lawyer Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Law & Politics, 2008
  • Top 100 Attorney Pennsylvania, Top 100 Attorney Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Magazine, 2014
  • PA Super Lawyer Award.  5% of the attorneys on the state named to the list.  Selection process includes peer nominations, blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates., PA Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Law & Politics, 2006
  • NJ Award as voted by clients and peers., Awesome Attorney, South Jersey Magazine, 2007
  • Rated one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Pennsylvania, Top 100 Trial Lawyer in PA, American Trial Lawyers Association, 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1993
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2005
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2001
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2013
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1994
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1998
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1995
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2004
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1997
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2003
  • Martindale Hubbell A-V rating (firm)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1999
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2002
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1992
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2006
  • Martindale Hubbell A-V rating (individual)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2007
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 1996
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to NJ Bar, 1992
  • Admitted to PA Bar, 1992
  • Admitted to Supreme Court of the United States, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Villanova Law Review , Editor
  • Villanova Law Review, Author

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Educational Background:

  • After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University School of Law.

Industry Groups

  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Product Liability
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Office Location for James J. McHugh, Jr.

1 International Plaza
#550
Philadelphia, PA 19113

James J. McHugh, Jr.:

Last Updated: 2/25/2019

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