Hugh M. Emory

Hugh M. Emory joined Cipriani & Werner as Of Counsel in 2012.  With over 40 years of trial experience, he concentrates his practice in insurance defense litigation with a specialty in the representation of ski areas and other resort activities.  Mr. Emory 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 M. Emory joined Cipriani & Werner as Of Counsel in 2012.  With over 40 years of trial experience, he concentrates his practice in insurance defense litigation with a specialty in the representation of ski areas and other resort activities.  Mr. Emory 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.

After graduation from law school, Mr. Emory 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, Mr. Emory 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 in 2012.

Mr. Emory 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.  Mr. Emory is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania State Courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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

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

Temple University School of Law