Andrew "Buzz" Carobus is an attorney in the firm's Litigation Department who focuses his practice on matters pertaining to consumer financial services. Buzz regularly represents lenders and servicers in contested foreclosure, collection, and credit card-related litigation, as well as affirmative lawsuits brought by consumers in state and federal court. He participates in all aspects of litigation and discovery, including responding to preliminary objections, drafting motions, and conducting depositions.
Buzz previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted criminal matters before juries and both Municipal Court and Court of Common Pleas judges. He prosecuted felony and misdemeanor preliminary hearings, trials, and civil forfeiture cases. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Buzz worked at one of the leading plaintiff's firms in Philadelphia, where he represented clients in medical malpractice actions.
Temple American Inns of Court, Member, September 2010-present; Executive Committee, July 2016-present
3rd District Police District Advisory Council, July 2010-present
Temple Law Alumni Association Executive Committee, 2006-2015
Recognition & Accomplishments
Named a "Rising Star" by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2014-2015
Recipient, Temple Law Alumni Association Annual Service Award, 2010
Recipient, Captain Robert Miller Knox Award, 2005
Board Memberships & Community Service
Lombard Swim Club, September 2014-present
Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2005)
Hamilton College (B.A. 1998)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey