Abes, Edward Jaffee

810 Penn AvenueFifth FloorPittsburgh, PA 15222- 3614

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Updated: 12/04/2014

Overview

Ed Abes is the founding partner of Abes Baumann. He has over 40 years of experience in practicing law in Western Pennsylvania and, today, is solely focused on representing injured workers.

In 1972, Ed worked for the State Workers' Insurance Fund as a Special Assistant Attorney General. In 1978, he decided to use his knowledge and experience of Workers' Compensation to establish a law firm dedicated to fighting for injured workers.

Not long after opening the doors at Abes Baumann...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1969

Other Affiliations

  • National Football League Players Association, 1980 - Present (Attorney, Workers' Compensation Panel)
  • National Hockey League Players Association (Attorney, Workers' Compensation Panel)
  • Professional Hockey League Players Association, 1999 - Present (Attorney, Workers' Compensation Panel)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2001 - 2002 (Chair)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, Sports and Entertainment Law Committee)
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section (Past Co-Chair)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Liaison Committee (Chair)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1983 - Present (Member, Fee Dispute Committee)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1980 - Present (Trustee, Allegheny County Bar Foundation Loans and Scholarship Fund)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group (Sustaining Member)
  • American Civil Liberties Union, 2000 - Present (President, Pittsburgh Chapter)
  • National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), 2011 - Present
  • Allegheny County Democratic Committee, 2006 - 2011 (Treasurer)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Sports Law Committee
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Pittsburgh Chapter, 2000 - 2005 (President)

Honors

  • Best Lawyers of America, 2004 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Workers Compensation, 2004 - 2012
  • Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh by Super Lawyer Magazine
  • Pittsburgh's Best Lawyer, Workers Compensation, 2010 - Present
  • Professional Hockey Players' Association Workers' Compensation Panel Attorney of the Year, 2010 - Present
  • National Football League Players Association Workers' Compensation Panel Attorney of the Year, 1993
  • Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers, Workers Compensation, 2012 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Athletes and Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, August 15, 2012 - Present

Past Positions

  • State Workers' Insurance Fund, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1972 - 1978

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1969
    J.D.
    Honors: President, Student Bar Association, (1968-1969)
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1965
    B.S.

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Past Lists

  • 2016Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2013Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2012Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2011Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2010Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2009Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2008Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2007superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
  • 2006superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
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Honors

  • Best Lawyers of America, 2004 - 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Workers Compensation, 2004 - 2012
  • Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh by Super Lawyer Magazine
  • Pittsburgh's Best Lawyer, Workers Compensation, 2010 - Present
  • Professional Hockey Players' Association Workers' Compensation Panel Attorney of the Year, 2010 - Present
  • National Football League Players Association Workers' Compensation Panel Attorney of the Year, 1993
  • Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers, Workers Compensation, 2012 - Present

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Office Information

Address

810 Penn AvenueFifth FloorPittsburgh, PA 15222- 3614

Fax

  • 412-765-0906

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