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Samuel H. Pond

Workers compensation Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

5.0   1 review
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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 38 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 38 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 4 years
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 4 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2019
    Status
    Administratively Suspended No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Samuel

Learn Samuel’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    50%
    If you have suffered a work-related injury or illness and need a lawyer for workers’ compensation contact us today! Over $1 Billion Recovered for Our Injured & Disabled Clients. There is absolutely NO FEE UNTIL we win.

  2. Slip and fall accident
    25%
    Workplace Slip and Fall? You Pay Nothing Until We Win. Free case evaluation.

  3. Social Security & Disability
    25%
    If you cannot work due to a medical condition and need a lawyer for social security disability guidance, contact us for a FREE case evaluation.

OVER $1 BILLION RECOVERED FOR OUR INJURED & DISABLED CLIENTS. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO FEE UNTIL WE WIN.

Sam Pond's commitment to advocating for the injured and disabled, particularly hard-working union members, is rooted in a profound personal and professional journey. Raised in the blue-collar neighborhoods of Northeast Philadelphia, Sam's father, a union machinist at the Philadelphia Gas Works, instilled in him an early understanding of the challenges faced by laborers.

 

Sam's own experience as a union laborer during his late teenage years, enduring grueling 90-hour workweeks while laying pipelines across Pennsylvania, shaped his dedication to those whose livelihoods sustain their families. This early exposure to the hardships of labor laid the foundation for his lifelong advocacy.

 

Before embarking on his legal career, Sam worked in demanding roles at iconic Philadelphia establishments, such as The Philadelphia Inquirer (where he worked for a local mailer's union), Christian Schmidt Brewing Co. (affectionately known as "Schmidt’s"), and Tastykake. These on-your-feet-all-day jobs not only solidified his work ethic but also exposed him to the challenges faced by workers in various industries.

 

This diverse set of experiences—working in physically demanding jobs, witnessing the struggles of union members, and understanding the intricate dynamics of different workplaces—shaped Sam's perspective on workers' rights and fueled his passion for justice.

 

This multifaceted journey ultimately led Sam Pond to become a founding partner and the managing partner of one of the nation's largest workers' compensation and disability law firms. His unique background, coupled with a deep-seated empathy for the vulnerable, has defined his approach to legal advocacy. Sam's unwavering commitment to those injured while putting food on their families' tables remains a driving force in his pursuit of a fair and just society.

 

In summary, Sam Pond's advocacy is not merely a professional calling but a personal mission deeply rooted in a lifetime of experiences, reflecting his dedication to the well-being of workers and the pursuit of justice for the injured and disabled.

 

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Location

Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP
2005 Market Street.
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP
180 Swinderman Road
Suite 380
Wexford, PA, 15090
Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP
2981 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19114
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Posted by anonymous | December 21, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Injured at Work
Quick to respond to my needs and got me a favorable outcome on my Workers Comp claim. The support staff was great and helped me through the process as needed and followed up with calls to determine my status.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Pond Lehocky Giordano
  • 2010 - Present

Education

  • Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984
  • Drexel University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1981

Associations

  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 2005 - Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • President-Elect
  • 2004 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 2004 - Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vice President
  • 2003 - Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1998 - Present
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1998 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association's , Workers' Compensation
  • Co-Chair
  • 1998 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • 2001 - 2004
  • Philadelphia Bar Association's, Executive Committee of the Section
  • Member
  • 1997 - 2000
  • Philadelphia Bar Association's , Workers' Compensation Section
  • Co-Chair
  • 1993 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Arabic
  • American Sign Language
  • Dutch
  • Farsi
  • Gujarati
  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Croatian
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Honors and Awards

  • Peggy Browning
  • Peggy Browning
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer
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  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
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  • Best Lawyer
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  • 2014
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  • 2013
  • Barbara Rahke Community Ally Award
  • USW Local 10-1 Jim McHugh Memorial Awards Nights
  • 2013
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  • 2012
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  • 2007
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  • 2007
  • President’s Award
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Good Guy Award
  • Joe Hand
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  • Attorney of the Month
  • Attorney at Law Magazine
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  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
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Publications

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  • Workers' Compensation Barberi Book
  • 2006
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  • Workers' Compensation Barberi Book
  • 2005
  • Unknown
  • Workers' Compensation Barberi Book
  • 2004
  • Independent Contractor Status - a State-by-State Legal Guide
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law Manual, Advanced Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania, Occupational Stress Under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act
  • N/A
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Philadelphia Workers compensation Lawyer Samuel H. Pond
Samuel H. Pond
Workers compensation Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 38 years
Free Consultation
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