Doug Baker practices civil litigation and has significant experience representing clients in state and federal courts in a variety of complex commercial matters, including health care disputes, insurance coverage matters, breach-of-contract actions, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act claims, and aviation disputes. He also has experience in arbitrating before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), including working extensively with aerospace experts. Doug has represented international clients from China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Doug's experience as a general litigator, at both the trial and appellate levels, includes briefing dispositive motions, overseeing discovery, managing motion practice, and developing case strategy. He also has experience representing pro bono clients 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. Prior to that, he 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.
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Order of the Coif; Topics Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review); Grove City College (B.A. in English 2008)
- Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Law Clerk to: the Honorable D. Michael Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2015-2016) and the Honorable Mark R. Hornak, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2014-2015); Judicial intern to the Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2013)