As a former prosecutor and competitive rower, Garth has always been passionate about advocacy, rising to challenges and achieving winning outcomes.
He represents companies as well as individuals in diverse litigation, including securities, construction, real estate, environmental, employment, intellectual property, products liability and complex business litigation. He has deep experience in plaintiff, defense and appellate work in state and federal courts, and before arbitrators, including FINRA arbitration panels. Garth’s experience as an Assistant District Attorney for Chester County (1999-2004) enables him to bring additional perspective to many cases, and contributes to his effectiveness in the courtroom.
Garth’s ADA background translates outside the courtroom as well. Applying experience gained through hundreds of investigations working with detectives and outside experts as a prosecutor, Garth conducts workplace investigations into a variety of highly sensitive claims as independent counsel.
In addition to his litigation work, Garth assists clients on a range of Trusts + Estates matters. Accustomed to working as a member of a team, Garth collaborates with the firm’s fellow Trusts + Estates attorneys, as well as other professional advisors of his clients, to develop individualized wealth preservation and transfer plans. He takes the time to build relationships with his clients and gain a clear picture of their goals, with the understanding that each individual’s circumstances requires a unique plan. Garth also brings experience in estate litigation, which affords him a different perspective and understanding of the importance of protecting the assets of his clients.
Beyond McCAUSLAND Keen + Buckman
- Ardent supporter of competitive rowing
- Lead fund-raising efforts for Haverford School rowing program