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Doug Williams is an associate at Abes Baumann with more than 15 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation, Social Security and Veterans’ Benefits. He’s an integral part of the Abes Baumann team that represents the rights of injured workers.

Doug is a 1991 graduate of Grove CityCollege, and he earned a J.D. from DuquesneUniversity in 1996. While at Duquesne, Doug was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional Law. During law school, he worked as a law clerk at Abes Baumann, applying what he learned in the classroom to the problems of real people injured on the job.

Doug has clerked for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, researching and drafting decisions for Workers’ Compensation Judges. Doug currently serves on the Amicus Committee of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, writing friend of the court briefs to the PennsylvaniaCommonwealth and Supreme Courts on a variety of issues.

Married for more than 20 years with two children, Doug coaches youth soccer and basketball; he also volunteers as an advisor and judge for High School Mock Trial teams.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%



Contingent (20%)

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Doug is the consumate professional. He is a take back to a time when lawyers had a positive image. He is one the most ethical colleagues I know. I could not more highly recommend him. He is excellent at his trade in workers compensation.


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Contact info

Abes Baumann, A Professional Corporation

810 Penn Avenue Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Workers' CompensationBest Lawyers in America2015
Best LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Workers' CompensationBest Lawyers in America2014
Workers CompensationBest Lawyers in America2013
Best LawyersPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaWorkers Compensation2013
Workers CompensationBest Lawyers in America2012
Workers CompensationBest Lawyers in America2011
Workers CompensationBest Lawyers in America2010
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2007
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Pennsylvania Rising StarN/A2006
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2005
American Jurisprudence AwardN/A1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAbes Baumann1998 - Present
AttorneyO'brien, Rulis, Bochicchio & Sosso1997 - 1998
AttorneyBureau Of Workers' Compensation1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeMemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law SectionMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation SectionMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Amicus Curiae CommitteeAssociate MemberN/A
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Grove City CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tough Problems in Workers' CompWorkers' Compensation2011