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.

Professional Liability

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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Michele F. Hayes, Associate

Michele F. Hayes

Ms. Hayes is an associate in the Litigation Department at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, concentrating her practice in general commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance coverage and property insurance law in Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

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Craig D. Roswell, Managing Partner

Craig D. Roswell
  • 410-783-6341 direct
  • 410-783-6486 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Appellate Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Fidelity Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Property Insurance Law
  • Subrogation
  • Professional Liability

Mr. Roswell is the Managing Partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP. He concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and business law, including matters involving business disputes and real estate. His practice also includes property insurance law, first party and third party insurance coverage matters and the defense of complex general liability claims.

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