Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP Welcomes Attorney Shawn C. Gooden to its Harrisburg Office
August 25, 2021
Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP is pleased to announce that Shawn Gooden has joined the workers’ compensation group at its Harrisburg office. With nearly 20 years of experience handling all aspects of workers’ compensation related litigation, Shawn has litigated thousands of cases at all levels of the administrative process, including numerous appearances before the Commonwealth and Supreme Courts. He is certified as a Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section accrediting committee, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Shawn has developed a subspecialty in handling medical fee review cases on behalf of insurance carriers and employers, regularly appearing before fee review hearing officers and the Commonwealth Court on issues of medical reimbursement.
Burke McLemore, Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group remarked, “Shawn’s addition to our workers’ compensation team significantly strengthens an already strong bench. His breadth and depth of experience and his wide contacts within the industry will greatly enhance the firm’s workers’ compensation practice, and we are delighted that he has agreed to join us.”
Shawn is an adjunct professor of law at Widener University Commonwealth Law School. He is a regular presenter and lecturer on a wide variety of topics, including multiple presentations at the annual Department of Labor and Industry Workers’ Compensation Conference, the Section Meeting of the Workers Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Self-Insured’s Association.
You can reach Shawn at email@example.com or 717.237.7134.