Helping You Find Solutions to Complicated Problems.
"Conflict is inevitable,
but combat is optional."
We offer complete construction law services for homeowners, builders, developers, architects, and engineers.
“By Failing to Prepare,
You are Preparing to Fail.”
"The best investment on earth is earth.”
Corporation? LLC? Partnership?
We’ll help you decide.
A New Start.
A New Perspective.
A New Direction.
Richard B. Druby has been in private civil practice since 1991, and is managing partner of Nestico Druby, P.C. Mr. Druby's primary practice involves civil litigation, negotiation of oil and gas leases, family law and mediation.
Mr. Druby has handled hundreds of civil litigation matters involving construction related disputes for architects and engineers, including the defense of professional malpractice claims, and has litigated all types of commercial and business disputes in both state and federal court. He also has considerable experience in appellate advocacy.
Mr. Druby has assisted many landowners in Southwestern and Northeastern Pennsylvania in understanding and protecting their rights when approached by oil and gas companies seeking to lease minerals rights in the Marcellus Shale play. He has negotiated favorable oil and gas lease terms on behalf of clients and has drafted addenda language to protect both the natural resources of the land and the financial interests of the landowner. He has, and continues, to lecture on oil and gas leasing topics.
His family law practice includes divorce, custody, support and adoption, as well as premarital planning and premarital agreements. He previously served as a Divorce Master in Dauphin County from 2006 through 2013.
Mr. Druby founded New Direction Mediation Center, which offers mediation and arbitration services, in order to provide a creative and alternative approach to resolving litigation disputes. He received his mediation training through the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
Mr. Druby is currently on the Board of Directors of the Lebanon Community Theatre. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Literacy Council of Lancaster/Lebanon, The Hershey Partnership, and the Derry Township Community Action Corporation.
He is a member of the Dauphin County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Mr. Druby is a 1988 graduate of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Economics, and is a 1991 graduate, magna cum laude, of The Dickinson School of Law.
All content, material, and information on this website is for general information purposes only. The content, material, and information on this site is not intended as, and shall not be interpreted as, legal advice or legal opinion, nor as an advertisement, solicitation, or invitation to provide legal representation. You shall not rely or act on any of the content, material, or information on this site. Each legal issue must be evaluated on a case by case basis. No attorney-client or other professional relationship of any nature is created by your use of this website. Do not act on or rely on any information on this website. You must consult with a licensed attorney. The use of this website or this e-mail communication with the firm or any attorney or member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship with Nestico Druby, PC or any of its attorneys.