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Baker, Douglas

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Criminal Appellate Practice
Fall 2017

1033 Legal Research
Douglas Baker is an associate in the Pittsburgh office of K&L Gates. He practices complex commercial litigation and disputes, as well as IP litigation. Before joining the firm, Baker served as a law clerk to the Hon. D. Michael Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2015–2016) and to the Hon. Mark R. Hornak of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (2014–2015). While in law school, he interned for the Hon. Thomas M. Hardiman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and also in the National Security and Cyber Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Baker was a summer associate in the firm's Pittsburgh office in 2013. He earned his JD, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2014, and his BA from Grove City College in 2008.