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Ashley L. Buck (Wilkinson)

Senior Attorney
fax +1 412.394.2555

Ashley L. Buck (formerly Wilkinson) is a seasoned litigator who represents individuals and businesses in various areas of litigation, contract disputes, products liability, construction claims, multi-party breach of contract suits, shareholder disputes, insurance disputes, real property conflicts, labor and employment issues, and trade secret matters.

Ashley’s litigation experience spans across various industries, including construction. Her comprehensive approach ensures that clients receive tailored representation and strategic guidance across a spectrum of legal challenges.

With a robust courtroom presence, Ashley represents clients at trials, arbitrations, and hearings in both federal and state court, achieving notable successes such as securing a defense verdict in a federal breach of contract case. Committed to client advocacy, she also provides counsel on alternative dispute resolution and facilitates favorable settlements of litigation matters, including obtaining a favorable settlement on behalf of the purchaser of certain business assets in excess of nine figures.

With respect to her product liability matter experience, Ashley has successfully defended individual personal injury claims, navigated multi-party litigation, and defended class actions. Beyond individual defense, she advises clients on critical areas such as warnings and risk mitigation strategies, ensuring comprehensive protection for her clients.


J.D., summa cum laude, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015
B.A., magna cum laude, Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, 2012


Named among Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers (2022-2024)

Named among Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants by Best Lawyers (2021-2024)

Robert Morris University School of Communications and Information Systems Distinguished Alumna 2016

Named among Pennsylvania Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2022-2023)*

*This award is conferred by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at: No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 


Coach for students preparing for the Pennsylvania Bar Exam

Mentor for First-Year Minority Law Students

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., M.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • Defended insurance company in litigation against employee arising out of a restrictive covenant from a prior employer.
  • Defended seller of company in litigation by former member and potential purchaser for various contractual and tort claims.
  • Defended manufacturing client in product liability disputes.
  • Defended and counseled clients in investigations conducted by federal and state grand juries.
  • Represented purchaser of company in suit against seller for contractual and tort claims for fundamental misrepresentations.
  • Represented homeowner in litigation against builder of home for contractual and tort claims arising from poor workmanship.
  • “On Social and Commercial Issues, the Roberts Court Produces Balanced Results.” – The Legal Intelligencer“
  • Is Your Restaurant Sharing Tips Properly? Three Questions You Might Have” – Modern Restaurant Magazine
  • “What Weight Do Different States Give to Rent Acceleration Or Mitigation of Damages Clauses? – International Council of Shopping Centers Retail Development & Law Symposium