Ethan Hougah is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation. Ethan regularly represents domestic and foreign companies in products liability, maritime, and a wide variety of commercial disputes pending in federal and state courts. Ethan also represents private individuals and entities in white collar and government investigations, as well as fiduciary litigation.
In addition to his work on commercial litigation and white collar matters, Ethan has significant insurance coverage litigation experience representing both carriers and policyholders. Ethan has acted as coverage and litigation counsel to carriers in multi-million dollar disputes involving D&O, E&O and financial lines insurance policies, and has represented policyholders and third-party beneficiaries in coverage disputes arising out of catastrophic injuries.
Before joining Montgomery McCracken, Ethan worked as an associate at a major New Jersey law firm. Prior to entering private practice, Ethan served as a law clerk to the Hon. Karen M. Williams and the Hon. Steven C. Mannion in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Ethan received his juris doctor from Boston College Law School and graduated with honors from Rutgers University. During law school, Ethan worked as a student attorney representing indigent clients before the Massachusetts Superior Court. While working as a student attorney, Ethan successfully obtained judgments, settlements, and civil arrest warrants on behalf of his clients in landlord-tenant and child support actions.
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- Presenter, “ Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email and Smartphone Evidence: The Ultimate Guide,” National Business Institute CLE, June 21, 2018
- Noted, “Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q1” Law 360, May 9, 2019
- Trustee, Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
- Member, Boston College Law School Philadelphia Alumni Chapter
- Boston College Law School
- Rutgers University
Ethan Hougah Appointed Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ethan Hougah has been appointed as a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ), the pre-eminent Bar Association for […]
Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q1
A promotion to partner or election to practice group chair means lots of well-deserved recognition within a firm and in the larger legal community. Law360 reveals the list of attorneys […]
Montgomery McCracken Elects Four New Partners
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Stephanie K. Benecchi, Ethan Hougah, Erin A. Novak and Renee Nunley Smith have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Benecchi, located in the […]
Montgomery McCracken Launches Cannabis Law Practice Group
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the launch of its Cannabis Law Practice Group. The group is dedicated to providing clients with a comprehensive understanding of the laws and regulations […]