Rose E. McHugh Senior Associate

Rose McHugh centers her practice in the areas of special education and student services.

Before joining the firm, she spent several years with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office, most recently serving as interim chief of the Juvenile Division, where she supervised the work of other attorneys and liaised with members of the judiciary to efficiently adjudicate criminal prosecutions.

Additional roles in that office including serving in the Special Victims Division, investigating and prosecuting offenders charged with offenses against children; as Mental Health Liaison, participating in yearly commitment hearings of individuals found not guilty by reason of insanity for various crimes and also determining placement or treatment for individuals prosecuted for crimes who were found not fit to stand trial; and with the Narcotics Division, prosecuting individuals involved in illegal drug sales.

That, coupled with her prior work with the Montgomery County Adult Probation and Parole Department, affords her a special aptitude in litigation and negotiation and zealously advocating for her client’s position.


  • Widener University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Cabrini College (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Areas of Practice