Russell T. McHugh is a Senior Associate at Dell & Dean. Since joining the firm in 2018, Mr. McHugh has tried numerous cases for our clients. Mr. McHugh practices in both New York State Courts as well as Federal Court and is admitted to practice in both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.  His experience includes trials in all areas of personal injury actions with an emphasis on complex litigation such as medical malpractice, labor law and products liability matters.

Mr. McHugh graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and he received his Juris Doctor from The American University, Washington College of Law. He has tried well over one hundred (100) cases in his diverse career, and while most of those were in the medical malpractice, products liability and labor law areas, Mr. McHugh has experience trying all types of personal injury/accident cases.  Over his career, Mr. McHugh has gained a well-rounded perspective in litigation, having acted as defense counsel for insurance companies and representing doctors, hospitals, construction companies and products manufacturers/distributors in personal injury matters. He brings those insights – along with his passion for the law – to work each day on behalf of those injured plaintiffs who we here at Dell & Dean, represent.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York State
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


  • The American University, Washington School of Law, J.D.
  • New York University, B.A.