Edward Jaffee Abes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Abes Baumann, P.C.
 | 810 Penn Avenue, 5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-228-4786
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1969
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation
Attorney Profile

Edward (Ed) Jaffee Abes is the managing shareholder of Abes Baumann, a Pittsburgh law firm that has been helping injured or ill clients obtain financial resources in Allegheny County and western Pennsylvania since 1981. A 1969 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, Ed's first position as an attorney was with the State Workers Insurance Fund. In 1978, he decided that the injured worker was his primary concern and established his own law firm. For more than 30 years now, he has represented only injured workers filing claims, in litigation over denied claims, and in workers' compensation appeals.

Ed is an active member of several legal and civic-minded organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Civil Liberties Union. He is also a member of the Workers' Compensation Panels of the National Football League Players' Association, the National Hockey League Players' Association and the Professional Hockey Players Association representing injured professional athletes. In 2010, Ed was named the "Pittsburgh Best Lawyers Workers' Compensation Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

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Practice Areas
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Workers' Compensation (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Edward Abes

Admitted 1969, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.abesbaumann.com/attorneys/edward-jaffee-abes/

Honors and Awards:

  • Professional Hockey Players' Association, Workers' Compensation, Panel Member of the Year, 2010
  • Pittsburgh's Best Lawyer, Workers Compensation, 2010 - Present
  • Best Lawyers of America, 2004 - 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania, 1969
  • American Civil Liberties Union, President, Pittsburgh Chapter, 2000 - Present
  • Sustaining Member, Workplace Injury Litigation Group
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Past Co-Chair, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Member, Sports and Entertainment Law Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2001 - 2002
  • Trustee, Louis Little Memorial Loan Fund, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Member, Fee Dispute Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • National Hockey League Players Association, 2003 - Present
  • Member, Professional Hockey League Players Association, 1999 - Present
  • Member, Professional Hockey Players Association
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Panel, National Football League Players Association, 1980 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.S., 1965
Office Location for Edward Jaffee Abes

810 Penn Avenue
5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-228-4786

 

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Last Updated: 10/28/2015

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