Respected, Recognized and Successful

Our attorneys have handled thousands of trials and appeals in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

We have investigated, pursued, or defended numerous multimillion dollar complex and serious personal injury cases, including claims of medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability, automobile liability, and major car accident and truck accident cases. We have also defended many high-profile criminal cases, involving prominent citizens and celebrities.

If you would like to speak with a member of the firm, or have any question about our practice, please contact our offices to arrange a consultation. Call 301-627-5500

William Zifchak

William Zifchak

Senior Partner

William N. Zifchak is a senior partner at the firm of Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher. His practice focuses on insurance defense and personal injury litigation, including premises and professional liability law.

William N. Zifchak Bio & CV

Phillip R. Zuber

Phillip R. Zuber

Senior Partner

Phillip R. Zuber is a “top 50” Maryland Super Lawyer and “top 10” Washington, D.C. SuperLawyer, a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the Maryland State Bar Association subcommittee on civil pattern jury instructions and a lecturer to the Maryland Judicial Institute. For 30 plus years, he has practiced in the complex areas of medical malpractice (especially obstetrical, neonatal and emergency medicine issues), electric utility accidents, attorney liability, highway fatalities and catastrophic personal injuries. He has acted as general products liability counsel for an international industrial manufacturer for 35 years.

Phillip R. Zuber Bio & CV

SCB was established by former United States Congressman Lansdale B. Sasscer in 1920.  Today it is the oldest law firm in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  From the time of its inception to the present, the firm has maintained a commitment to excellence, civility and professionalism.  In addition to Congressman Sasscer, our former members include a judge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, two judges of the Court of Specials Appeals of Maryland, and a Past President of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Thomas A. McManus

Thomas A. McManus

Senior Partner

Mr. McManus has been practicing law for more than thirty years, and for the past twenty years he has been a partner at the firm. He began his career as a law clerk for the Hon. Joseph Mattingly in St. Mary’s County Maryland and then worked as a prosecutor in both St. Mary’s and Prince George’s County. He continues to utilize his broad experience in litigating both civil and criminal matters, including a wide range of business disputes, in courts throughout the state.

Thomas A. McManus Bio & CV

Frank R. Jones

Frank R. Jones

Partner

Frank R. Jones is a partner at the firm of Sasscer, Clagett and Bucher. Mr. Jones has successfully developed a practice concentrating in complex personal injury litigation, civil litigation, medical malpractice and criminal defense.

Frank R. Jones Bio & CV

Jeffrey L. Harding

Jeffrey L. Harding

Partner

Mr. Harding served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County from 1984 until 1991. As a senior trial attorney in the homicide unit he handled many of the County’s high visibility cases. The Prince Georges Journal marked Mr. Harding’s move to private practice with a front page article entitled ‘Tough prosecutor crosses aisle.” He has since been honored many times as a Super Lawyer and as one of the “Top 100” in the region. This honor is limited to no more than 5% of Maryland lawyers. He is also rated as Superb by AVVO an attorney rating service. This is the highest rating issued by AVVO. He has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 20 years, their highest rating. Mr. Harding continues to handle high profile criminal cases and major accident cases.

Jeffrey L. Harding Bio & CV

Mark Thomas Foley

Mark Thomas Foley

Partner

Mark Thomas Foley is a partner at the firm of Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher. He has received the highest rating of Superb by Avvo an attorney rating service and has been honored as a Super Lawyer. The Super Lawyer honor is issued to no more than 5% of Maryland Lawyers.

mfoley@scblawyers.com | 301-627-5500

Mark Thomas Foley Bio & CV

Sheila F. Fleshman

Sheila F. Fleshman

Partner

Ms. Fleshman is a long standing Member/Partner at Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher. She has tried and/or handled hundreds of cases over the course of her 20 + year career as a trial attorney. Her trial experience has enabled her to recover over a million dollars collectively for her clients who have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. She handles a multitude of cases involving those who have been injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents, dog bite wounds, and slip and fall accidents, etc.

Sheila F. Fleshman Bio & CV

Michael L. Adams

Michael L. Adams

Associate

Michael is an associate at the firm of Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher. Mr. Adams concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance defense, medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, and criminal defense. He is admitted to practice by the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

madams@scblawyers.com | 301-627-5500

Michael L. Adams Bio & CV

John T. Loughney

John T. Loughney

Associate

John T. Loughney is a Maryland attorney specializing in civil litigation. His practice is focused on family law matters, including divorce, custody, and domestic violence.

jloughney@scblawyers.com | 301-627-5500

John T. Loughney Bio & CV

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