Hugh M. Emory

Hugh M. Emory

Hugh M. Emory is an of counsel attorney in our Philadelphia office.
(610) 567-0700


Hugh M. Emory, Esquire graduated from Cornell University in 1967 with a B.A. Degree. Mr. Emory then served in the United States Army for two years before attending Temple University Law School, now Temple University, Beasley School of Law, from which he received a J.D. Degree in 1972. During his third year, Hugh was the Editor-in-Chief of the Temple Law Review.

Hugh then joined the Duane Morris & Hecksher law firm working out of its Philadelphia and Paoli offices, where he practiced until 1997. Most of his practice was in insurance defense litigation, in which he developed a specialty in the representation of ski areas and other resort activities. His practice also included commercial litigation and employment law.

In 1997, Hugh co-founded the firm of Ryan, Emory & Ryan, located in Paoli, Pennsylvania, at which he continued his specialty of representing ski areas and other resort activities until he joined Cipriani & Werner as Of Counsel on January 1, 2012.

Hugh is a member of the Pennsylvania and Chester County Bar Associations. He is a Master in the Stively Inn of Court. He is also a founding director and member of the Association of Ski Defense Attorneys. He is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania State Courts. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Hugh has tried over 130 cases to verdict, with at least 1 trial to verdict in the following counties: Adams, York, Lancaster, Berks, Delaware, Chester, Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Susquehanna, as well as in the Federal Courts in Philadelphia, Easton, Scranton, Reading and Harrisburg.   

Hugh and his wife, Karen, live in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.