Fred B. Buck, a partner at Rawle & Henderson LLP, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. His induction took place before approximately 800 attendees at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the College in LaQuinta, California.
Mr. Buck is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Temple University School of Law. He served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable J. William Ditter, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has maintained an active trial practice at Rawle & Henderson for 26 years. Mr. Buck has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts in such diverse areas as general negligence, product liability, defamation, civil rights, insurance bad faith, and construction site accidents. He is frequently retained as trial counsel shortly before trial in matters involving significant exposure to the client.
The American College of Trial Lawyers, founded in 1950, is composed of the best lawyers of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years of trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.