The Schlitt Law Firm, a personal injury law firm with its main office in Huntington Village, has promoted Thomas McHugh to Personal Injury Legal Assistant. Mr. McHugh had originally been hired as part of the firm’s intern program. Carol L. Schlitt, the founding partner of the Schlitt Law Firm, said, “Tom has proven himself a valuable member of our team and we are happy that he will join us in his new, full time position.”
As a Legal Assistant, Mr. McHugh assists in the development of cases for settlement and supports the prosecution of personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Mr. McHugh has primary responsibility for obtaining medical records and he tracks and manages record requests, including Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) filings. “Tom is detail-oriented, extremely well-organized and reliable, which enables him to excel in this role.”
Thomas McHugh will attend law school beginning in the fall of 2014. He has been accepted at several of the nation’s leading law schools and is deciding upon his final choice. He graduated from Villanova in 2012 with a degree in biology and a minor in business. While at Villanova, Tom led several organizations, including serving as President of the Blue Key Society and the Villanova Singers and Spires. Tom held numerous leadership roles at while at Villanova. Upon graduation, Tom spent a year as a program administrator working with disadvantaged youths with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Tom said, “I have learned so much since coming here as an intern and am glad that I will have the opportunity to contribute more. My experience here is providing a great foundation for my future legal studies.”
The Schlitt Law Firm is a plaintiff-only personal injury law firm serving the New York metropolitan area. The firm emphasizes client services and is built on the values of communication, education and responsiveness. The firm operates an office at 79 Wall Street in Huntington Village and has a location in the Bronx.
For more information, please visit www.SchlittLaw.com or call 1-800-660-1466.
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