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About Me

Samuel H. Pond has concentrated his practice in the area of workers' compensation litigation since his graduation from Temple University School of Law in 1984. He is a founding and managing partner of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano. Mr. Pond’s advocacy for his clients has resulted in some of the largest settlements in Pennsylvania and the nation.


Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Arabic, American Sign Language, Dutch, Farsi, Gujarati, French, German, Mandarin, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Croatian

Practice Areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

2005 Market Street.
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

2149 South 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19148

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

532 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton, PA, 18503

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

2981 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19114




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Best LawyerBest Lawyers2014
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Barbara Rahke Community Ally AwardUSW Local 10-1 Jim McHugh Memorial Awards Nights2013
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President’s AwardPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers Association2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Attorney of the MonthAttorney at Law MagazineN/A
Good Guy AwardJoe HandN/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2005 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2004 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2004 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationVice President2003 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationFundraising Coordinator2001 - 2004
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1998 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1998 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association's , Workers' CompensationCo-Chair1998 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association's, Executive Committee of the SectionMember1997 - 2000
Philadelphia Bar Association's , Workers' Compensation SectionCo-Chair1993 - 1997
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownWorkers' Compensation Barberi Book2006
UnknownWorkers' Compensation Barberi Book2005
UnknownWorkers' Compensation Barberi Book2004
Independent Contractor Status - a State-by-State Legal GuidePennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law Manual, Advanced Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania, Occupational Stress Under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation ActN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Drexel UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1981