Attorney Barbara L.Young, a founding partner of Schaff & Young, has nearly 30 years of experience handling workers’ compensation defense claims. She represents public and private insured and uninsured employers. Her client list includes Fortune 100 companies, municipal agencies, insurers and third party administrators throughout Pennsylvania. Prior to founding Schaff & Young in 2005, attorney Young worked as a senior partner in the workers’ compensation department at a large Philadelphia-based law firm.

At the heart of attorney Young’s practice is her ability to counsel clients on the management of workers’ compensation risk. She counsels her clients on how to develop strong risk management programs to prevent claims that could otherwise lead to costly, protracted litigation.

Attorney Young is also known for being a tough and effective litigator. Her representation remains professional and innovative at all times; she is constantly seeking the best, most cost-effective outcome for each matter she handles.

In addition to being an avid advocate for employers, attorney Young is a regular contributor to the growing knowledgebase of workers’ compensation. She frequently lectures on the topic and often appears on TV to provide insight into recent legal and procedural developments.