John P. Dogum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Martin Law
 | 1818 Market Street, 35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-587-8400
Fax: 215-587-8417
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (50%),
  • Social Security Disability (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    John P. Dogum represents clients in eastern Pennsylvania, dedicating all his practice to litigation as a partner at Martin Law LLC. With decades of experience in the legal field of workers’ compensation law, he formerly represented major insurance carriers and Fortune 500 companies, giving him unique insight into how both sides of the case may operate. Since 1992, he has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.

    Authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Mr. Dogum is a certified specialist in workers’ compensation law in Pennsylvania, certified by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law. He has been named to the Best Lawyers in American since 2013, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    At Susquehanna University in 1988, Mr. Dogum earned a Bachelor of Science before attending the Widener University School of Law. There he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1992, and he shares his knowledge as a presenter and lecturer on both the local and national level, including a first-impression case he argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He also appears before workers’ compensation judges in Pennsylvania’s eastern region.

    He is a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Experienced in litigating claims under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Mr. Dogum is well-known for client advocacy and aggressive pursuit of favorable results.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 50%Social Security Disability


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

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    About John Dogum

    Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage:


    • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2005 - 2006
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Since 2009
    • Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyer, 2009
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - Present
    • Lambda Chi Alpha
    • 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo
    • Martindale-Hubbell B/V Rated, Present

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Pennsylvania, 1992
    • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
    • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lecturer, Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law, Pennsylvania Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, B.S., in Finance, 1988
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    Office Location for John P. Dogum

    1818 Market Street
    35th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-587-8400

    Fax: 215-587-8417

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    Last Updated: 12/2/2020

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