Samuel M. Gaylord

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in West Trenton, NJ

Gaylord Popp LLC
 | 850 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 308
West Trenton, NJ 08628
Phone: 609-247-2419
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (70%),
  • Administrative Law (20%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Samuel M. Gaylord is the founder and managing partner of Gaylord Popp LLC in West Trenton, New Jersey. Mr. Gaylord focuses his practice on workers' compensation claims, pension appeals and claims for Social Security Disability and Medicare. He provides robust and compassionate representation to injured workers and disabled individuals throughout New Jersey, including Mercer, Middlesex, Camden, Hunterdon, Ocean and Monmouth counties. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., as well as before the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Mr. Gaylord has been recognized for his skill, insight and record of success. In 2002, the Mercer County Bar Association named him as their Young Lawyer of the Year, and in 2003, the New Jersey State Bar Association honored him with its Service to the Bar Award. He earned his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and obtained his Juris Doctor from the prestigious Seton Hall University School of Law. After law school, he interned for the Honorable Charles Delehey. He began representing clients in workers' compensation issues in 1996 and formed Gaylord & Yuska in 2004. Lawrence E. Popp joined the firm three years later.

When not representing clients, Mr. Gaylord shares his knowledge with others in his profession. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Ewing Township Democratic Club, and he is currently the president of the Mercer County Bar Association. Mr. Gaylord also delivers talks and has authored publications on a broad range of topics pertaining to Social Security, Medicare, Disability Pension Appeals and Workers' Compensation. Outside of the courtroom, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (70%)

Administrative Law (20%)

Social Security Disability (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

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About Samuel Gaylord

Admitted: 1995, New Jersey

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Honors and Awards:

  • AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • Young Lawyer of the Year, Mercer County, 2002
  • Young Lawyer of the Year Service to the Bar Award, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2003

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Workers Compensation Law Attorney, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Association of American Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Mercer County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Barrister Member, The American Inns of Court Foundation for Workers Compensation in New Jersey
  • President-Elect, Mercer County Bar Association, 2012
  • President, Mercer County Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • Pennsylvania, 2002
  • New Jersey, 1995
  • Dist. of Columbia, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Ewing Democratic Club

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University, B.A.

Industry Groups

  • COSH
  • NADR
  • Office Location for Samuel M. Gaylord

    850 Bear Tavern Road
    Suite 308
    West Trenton, NJ 08628

    Phone: 609-247-2419


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    Last Updated: 2/14/2017

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