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Doug serves as the Global Head of Legal Personnel and is a member of Reed Smith’s Senior Management Team. He previously served as Managing Partner, Americas. He is also the immediate past global chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. His own practice involves all areas of civil litigation, including complex insurance coverage disputes, asbestos property damage and other products liability cases, intellectual property litigation, trade secret / restrictive covenant disputes and general commercial disputes.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1984, J.D., magna cum laude, Staff Writer and Notes Editor of the Law Review; University Scholar
  • Bethany College, 1981, B.A., Economics/Accounting, summa cum laude, Senior Fellow in the Economics Department

  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • State Court of Appeals - West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit

  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania - Director and Executive Committee Member
  • Allies For Children – Director  


  • Recognized in Chambers USA in the area of Insurance Law (2017)
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Insurance Law, 2006-2024. He also received the Best Lawyers™ "Lawyer of the Year" award in Pittsburgh for Insurance Law, 2021 and 2024
  • Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2009-2018); also included in Super Lawyers Business Edition in the area of Insurance Coverage