Douglas Wayne comes to Schaff & Young from a suburban Philadelphia law firm.  Doug is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Doug’s diverse practice has earned him an insightful perspective on the complexity of workers’ compensation practice from both sides of the bar.

Doug is a long-standing member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Bucks County Bar Association.  He served as Co-Chair of the Bucks County Workers’ Compensation Section from 2007 to 2009 and assumed that position again as of 2017.  In this role, Doug participates in and helps to devise and plan Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Legal research and writing are one of Doug’s areas of greatest strength.  Doug served as a judicial law clerk in the State of Vermont from 1989 to 1993 and has maintained his interest in legal writing and appellate practice.  Doug has written appellate briefs for the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, Commonwealth Court, Superior Court and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.