Attorneys

Paul Bucco

Managing Partner

Paul is a founding partner of Davis Bucco. With more than 25 years of experience as a civil lawyer, Paul has focused his expertise on construction and general commercial litigation. He has represented all construction industry participants, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material and equipment suppliers, architects, engineers and sureties.

Email me: paulbucco@davisbucco.com

David Makara

Partner

Dave is an associate with Davis Bucco Makara & Dorsey, having joined the firm in 2006. Dave has practiced in Pennsylvania since 1996, primarily representing clients in business litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Dave worked with a general practice firm in Luzerne County, PA where, in addition to handling commercial litigation matters, he represented parties in civil litigation. Dave thereafter worked with a Philadelphia defense firm, where he practiced in the Architects, Engineers and Contractors Liability Department.

Email me: dave.makara@davisbucco.com

John Dorsey

Partner

John is an attorney with nearly twenty years of litigation and transactional experience in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts. His practice focuses on construction,
real estate and commercial matters. John comes to Davis Bucco after previously serving as in-house counsel at the Keating Building Company and the Tutor Perini Corporation
where he managed over $1 billion in subcontractor procurement as well as owner-contractor agreement negotiations, public procurement, litigation and corporate
matters.

Email me: jdorsey@davisbucco.com

Mark Bonavitacola

Associate

Mark joined the firm in 2018 and represents clients in a broad variety of legal matters wit a focus on commercial litigation, construction contract and delay damage claims, construction and design defects, professional malpractice claims, construction site injuries, debt collection and lien enforcement and many other areas. Mark also provides non-litigation assistance in contract negotiations, risk management and loss prevention consultation, land use and real estate development matters and construction site contamination. Mark is admitted in PA, NJ and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Email me: markb@davisbucco.com

Peter Maganas

Associate

Pete joined the firm in 2019 and focuses on complex litigation matters including construction law and corporate shareholder disputes. He also has extensive experience in high-value commercial real estate transactions and development. Before joining the team, Pete was a member of a general litigation firm serving Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Bucks Counties. He also served as Associate General Counsel for a major commercial real estate firm located in Delaware County.

Email me: peter.maganas@davisbucco.com


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