Barbara J. Buba

Firm Affiliation: 
Founding Shareholder

Ms. Buba is a founding member of the firm and a senior trial attorney. She has tried numerous asbestos cases in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio. She also handles settlement for numerous asbestos clients and has successfully negotiated reduced settlements. From 1989 through 1993, Ms. Buba worked as the in-house managing attorney for the Law Offices of Edward J. Wilbraham. Prior to that, Ms. Buba worked as an assistant district attorney for Philadelphia from 1982 until 1989.

Admissions: 
  • Pennsylvania - 1982
  • New Jersey - 1992
  • New York - 1999
  • West Virginia - 2002
  • Texas - 2004
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1983
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania - 1989
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey - 1992
  • United States District Court for the Southern District, West Virginia - 2002
  • United States Tax Court - 2004
Education: 
  • Dickinson School of Law, J.D. - 1982
  • University of North Carolina, B.S. in Administration of Criminal Justice and Psychology - 1979
Publications, Seminars & Lectures: 
  • Speaker: Asbestos Personal Injury Seminar, November 6-8,2002. Defense Research Institute. Article: Legal and Medical Aspects of Idiopathic Mesothelioma.
  • Chairperson: Introduction to Asbestos Litigation Seminar, November 30-December 1, 2000. Andrews Publications.
  • Speaker: Law Office Economics Seminar, June 10-11, 1999. Defense Research Institute. Article: Profitable Client Relations: Keeping the Client Happy Without Losing Your Shirt in the Auditing Process.
  • Speaker: Asbestos Personal Injury Seminar, November 13-14, 1997. Defense Research Institute. Article: Developments in the Health Effects of Tobacco Use and the Use of Smoking Defenses in Asbestos Litigation.
  • Speaker: 4th Annual National Women Defense Attorney Seminar, February 27-March 1, 1997. Defense Research Institute.
  • Article: What Do You Do When You or Your Client Become Part of a Federal Investigation: Counseling the Corporate Client on Criminal Liability.
  • Article: Effective Assistance of Counsel in Pennsylvania, Dickinson Law Review, 1981.
Personal Information: 
  • Born October 13, 1957
  • Married to Richard Doyle, 4 step-children
  • Recently named to the top 50 All Time ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) Athletes (Field Hockey)
  • University of North Carolina Field Hockey Team, 1975-79
  • Won U.S. Nationals Squash Singles Hardball Championship (C Singles) - 1993
  • Interests: golf, alpine skiing, equestrian, squash player (retired from field hockey)
Contact
Primary Office: 
Tel: 
(215) 9722852
Fax: 
(215) 5644385