Baker Kensinger is a shareholder of the firm. Baker works with individuals and businesses to find pragmatic solutions when issues arise. Baker relies on creative thinking and common sense to attempt to solve problems in an efficient manner. Of course, when disputes are at an impasse, Baker is experienced at litigating matters to successful conclusions on behalf of his clients.
In addition to litigation, Baker also provides practical and straightforward counsel to public and municipal entities. Baker enjoys operating in this team environment where sound advice is sought and relied upon on a daily basis.
Baker also routinely handles appellate matters before the Pennsylvania Superior, Commonwealth, and Supreme Courts. In this role, Baker enjoys providing advice to clients on legal issues in both civil and criminal contexts. Baker has successfully briefed and argued many appellate cases.
Baker is a native of central Pennsylvania, having been raised in Hummelstown. Baker continues to be a part of the community through volunteering as an assistant coach for the Lower Dauphin High School Baseball program. Baker currently resides in Annville with his wife, Amy, and their sons. Baker is an avid sports fan and loves Saturday tailgates with his family and friends.
Awards, Achievements, and Publications
Baker was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, “Rising Star” by Philadelphia Magazine for 2014.
Baker negotiated a settlement in excess of $1,000,000 on behalf of a client who was paralyzed in an automobile accident.
Baker co-authored the law review article “Judicial Review of NCAA Eligibility Decisions: Evaluation of the Restitution Rule and a Call for Arbitration” with Professors Stephen F. Ross and Richard T. Karacher, 40 Journal of College and University Law 80 (2014).
Baker graduated from James Madison University in 2005, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in political science. He received his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2008. While at Dickinson, Baker became a member of the Woolsack Honor Society and of the Corpus Juris Society.
Baker became a member of the Pennsylvania Bar in 2008 and is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit