Paula M. Eade Newcomb – Partner

Paula M. Eade Newcomb concentrates her practice in the area of personal injury litigation. She has defended various types of claims against municipalities, individuals, and corporations. She also has experience in products liability, toxic tort/environmental claims, and employment discrimination.  She also represents employers in matters before the Workers Compensation Board.


  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990 (cum laude)
  • B.A., Psychology, St. Bonaventure University, 1987 (summa cum laude)
  • A.A., Criminal Justice, Jamestown Community College, 1985 (magna cum laude)

Admitted to:

  • New York State Bar, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1993
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1999
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1999
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2004
  • United States Supreme Court, 1995
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, 1991


  • Bar Association of Erie County (Treasurer, 2011-2012;  Director, 2000-2003;
  • Erie County Bar Foundation Board of Directors (2007-2010)
  • Admission to Law Committee Chair, 1996-1998)
  • St. Thomas More Guild (Director, 2008-2011)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers (Treasurer, 1996-1998; Board of Directors, 1995-2000)
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Directors, 2001-2004)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • University of Buffalo School of Law Gold Group (President 1993-1994, Board of Directors 1991-1999)

Professional & Civic Activities:

  • Committee Chairperson and Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 1776
  • Religious Education Teacher at St. John Maron Church
  • Adjunct Professor at Hilbert College


  • New York Super Lawyers, Upstate 2012

Contact Paula M. Eade Newcomb:

Phone: 716.856.1344
Fax: 716.856.1369

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