Thomas C. Baumann

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Abes Baumann, P.C.
 | 810 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-765-2772
Fax: 412-765-0906
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (60%),
  • Military/Veterans Law (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    A workers’ compensation attorney with Abes Baumann, Thomas C. Baumann represents clients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and throughout Allegheny, Westmoreland, Butler, Lawrence, Indiana, Washington, Fayette and Beaver counties. Along with workers’ compensation, his focus extends to personal injury and veterans benefits. Since 2005, Mr. Baumann has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice awarded him the George F. Douglas Jr. Amicus Curiae Award.

    In 2018, Mr. Baumann was named as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania state courts and before the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Baumann was instrumental in removing the cap that limited the number of weeks injured workers could receive benefits.

    At Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Baumann graduated cum laude in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor in 1979. He is currently on the workers’ compensation panel for the National Hockey League Players’ Association, the Professional Hockey Players’ Association and the National Football League Players Association.

    Mr. Baumann is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and has been the chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer of the Workers' Compensation Section. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and he serves as the chairman of the Unity Township Planning Commission. Along with being a member of these respected institutions, he is a fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Workers' Compensation
    • 20%Military/Veterans Law
    • 20%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Veteran's Benefits

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

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    About Thomas Baumann

    Admitted: 1979, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.abesbaumann.com/attorneys/thomas-c-baumann/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers, 2015
    • Fellow, American College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
    • Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008-2017
    • America’s Top 100 Attorneys, 2018
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Workers’ Compensation, 2005-2017
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2005-Present
    • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America, Pittsburgh Workers' Compensation, 2018 
    • George F. Douglas Jr. Amicus Curiae Award, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1987
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1984
    • Chairman, Unity Township Planning Commission 
    • Workers' Compensation Panel, National Hockey Players Association
    • Workers' Compensation Panel, Professional Hockey Players Association
    • Workers' Compensation Panel, National Football League Players Association
    • Past Chair, Amicus Committee, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1995-Present
    • Member, Board of Governors, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1995-Present
    • Member, Workers' Compensation Section, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1994-Present
    • Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Section, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2012-2013
    • Co-Chair, Workers' Compensation Section, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1997-1998
    • Member, Workers' Compensation Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Vice-Chair, Workers' Compensation Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1993
    • Chair, Workers' Compensation Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1994
    • Secretary, Workers' Compensation Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1992
    • Treasurer, Workers' Compensation Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1991
    • Pennsylvania, 1979

    Educational Background:

    • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Cum Laude, 1976
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    Office Location for Thomas C. Baumann

    810 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    Phone: 412-765-2772

    Fax: 412-765-0906

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    Last Updated: 1/23/2020

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