Mr. McGrath has extensive experience representing students, their families, administrators, teachers and public entities, particularly in education and employment related matters. He regularly represents students, teachers, administrators, and public schools in a wide range of legal matters in state and federal court, administrative agencies, and special education due process hearings.
Mr. McGrath is a former United States Secret Service Agent during which period he received awards in recognition of his contributions to the operation of the Department of Treasury.
Mr. McGrath received his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of the Law Review and winner of the “Most Promising Civil Litigator Award.” He received his undergraduate degree from the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with dual majors in Criminal Justice and Political Science.
Mr. McGrath concluded his formal education in 1992, and began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable William J. Nealon in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. McGrath is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He has twice chaired Senator Robert P. Casey’s Judicial Selection Committee for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.