Alan S. Baum Honored as a “Top 50” Attorney in Pittsburgh
Matis Baum O’Connor shareholder Alan S. Baum, Esq., has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the “Top 50” attorneys in Pittsburgh. The list spans all practice areas, not just medical malpractice, in a city with thousands of very capable lawyers.
Mr. Baum, the Managing Shareholder of Matis Baum O’Connor, is a founding member of the firm. He has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in every year from 2007-21 and currently serves as the President of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He has also been recognized in the annual “Best Lawyers in America” list in the field of “Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants” in every year since 2016. Mr. Baum focuses his practice on the representation of physicians, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers, particularly in the defense of medical malpractice lawsuits, and in related contract and employment litigation. Mr. Baum has extensive trial experience, having tried over 100 cases in his career. Mr. Baum also represents healthcare professionals in administrative matters involving professional licensing, certification, credentialing, discipline, and privileges. He has defended medical providers in malpractice and related lawsuits (including wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and defamation) in state and federal courts and in alternative dispute resolution forums throughout Western and Central Pennsylvania. View Mr. Baum’s full bio here.
This is the third time that MBO has had one of its shareholders earn this distinguished honor as a “Top 50” attorney in Pittsburgh. M. Brian O’Connor, Esq., and Marian Patchen Cullen, Esq., were selected in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.