Russell T. McHugh, Esq.


Practice Area

  • Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • False Arrest/Malicious Prosecution
  • Dog Bites
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Accident
  • Wrongful Death
  • Truck Accidents


Russell T. McHugh, Esq. is a Senior Trial Attorney at SACCO & FILLAS, LLP who practices in the Personal Injury Group representing clients injured in accidents such as motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, pedestrian knockdowns, municipality liability and premise cases. Russell has over thirty-five years of a diversified background in plaintiff and defense civil litigation with significant trial experience.
Focusing his practice at Sacco & Fillas, LLP, exclusively on unyielding advocacy for those who were injured because of the negligence of others, Mr. McHugh is known as a very aggressive litigator and a powerful trial attorney. As a Senior Trial Attorney at Sacco & Fillas, LLP, he is an invaluable asset to the firm and its clients for whom he zealously advocates at each stage of the case from inception through and including any trial.

Bar Admissions
New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court: Southern District
U.S. District Court: Eastern District

American University Washington College of Law, J.D. 1986
New York University, B.A. 1983