Welcome to Schaff & Young, P.C.


Founded by well-known Philadelphia workers' compensation attorneys Barbara Young and Michael Schaff, Schaff & Young, P.C. is a boutique law firm providing our clients with a unique combination of specialized knowledge and personalized service. The attorneys of Schaff & Young, P.C. devote their practices primarily to defending businesses, employers, insurance companies, self-insureds, and third-party administrators in workers' compensation matters arising in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and under the Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act. Clients appreciate Schaff & Young's ability to defend claims aggressively while also providing them with up-to-date information and practical solutions for the efficient and cost-effective management and litigation of cases.

Please review our website and learn how the Schaff & Young difference can help you and your company with worker's compensation and other defense matters. Or, if you prefer, please give Barbara Young or Michael Schaff a call at (215) 988-0090 or send an email to info@schaffyoung.com. We look forward to working with you.

Barbara Young, a founding partner of Schaff & Young, P.C., appeared on The American Law Journal to discuss "Workers' Comp: A 'Culture of Settlement.'" The one-hour live call-in program, which was broadcast on WFMZ-TV 69 and from many cable providers, focused on the impact of mediation on workers' compensation claims, including how settlements have changed the medical care dynamic for injured workers. The American Law Journal is the weekly legal television program covering consumer, Constitutional and business law. Replays of the show are also available online at http://lawjournaltv.com.


Legal Intelligencer highlights Schaff & Young's success

The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for the legal community highlighted our firm's success as a boutique law firm focusing on defense of employers and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters. Click here to read the article.

The partners at Schaff & Young are pleased to announce the election of its newest partner, Doreen Prescott Grant, effective January 1, 2013. Doreen concentrates her practice in the defense of workers' compensation claims. She started with Schaff & Young in 2005. Ms. Grant received her bachelor's degree from Emory University in 1996, and her law degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 2000. She has been named a Rising Star by her peers in the Philadelphia Bar Association for 2013. Ms. Grant is a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the Barbieri Inns of Court. Doreen has also handled Civil Service and Heart and Lung matters.

Schaff & Young, P.C., One South Broad Street, Suite 1650, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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