Our Team

Niles Barton’s strength lies in the efficient and effective legal counsel, practical problem solving, honest approach and superior client service provided by every attorney at every level in our firm. Which is why it’s no coincidence that year in and year out, our people are recognized by clients, peers and third-party rankings for their legal capabilities and ethical standards.

Employment Law

Brett A. Buckwalter, Senior Counsel

Brett A. Buckwalter
  • (410) 783- 6426 direct
  • (410) 783- 6488 fax

Mr. Buckwalter serves as Senior Counsel in the Litigation Department litigating a wide range of cases at the trial, appellate, and administrative levels relating to general liability, insurance coverage and defense, professional liability, premises liability, products liability, commercial business disputes, ERISA, and employment-related matters in Maryland and the District of Columbia. 

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Michael P. Shaw, Partner

Michael P. Shaw
  • (410) 783-6382 direct
  • (410) 783-6430 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Administrative Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Law

Mr. Shaw is a Partner in the Corporate Department of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, advising registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurance agencies on state/federal regulations, industry best practices on risk avoidance, compliance, responding to regulatory inquiries, preparing for regulatory examinations, and defending firms in arbitration and enforcement proceedings. He also advises business owners in general representation matters, intellectual property, data security and privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Additional Practice Areas:
Administrative Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securities Law

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