Douglas D.Baker (Doug)

Associate

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Doug Baker practices civil litigation with significant experience representing clients in state and federal courts. He has participated in a variety of complex commercial matters, including health care disputes, insurance coverage matters, and internal corporate investigations. He has both trial and appellate experience and previously served as a judicial law clerk in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Doug also has experience representing pro bono clients — at the trial and appellate levels — in civil rights cases and post-conviction proceedings.

Before joining Jones Day in 2017, Doug was an associate in the Pittsburgh office of an international law firm, where he represented clients in civil litigation, intellectual property litigation, and insurance coverage matters.

Experience

  • UPMC prevails in trial before Commonwealth Court of PennsylvaniaJones Day won a bench trial on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"), one of the nation's preeminent integrated healthcare systems.
  • UPMC prevails before the Pennsylvania Supreme CourtFollowing a decision from the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Jones Day led an expedited appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that resulted in a complete victory for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"), one of the nation's preeminent integrated healthcare systems.
  • UPMC defends lawsuit seeking to recoup $300 million in oncology reimbursement paymentsJones Day is defending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) against a lawsuit filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer Highmark Inc. in September 2014 against UPMC and its subsidiary hospitals seeking to recoup $300 million in past oncology reimbursements.
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