Samuel H. Pond

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP
Samuel H. Pond
Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1985

Education: Temple University Beasley School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2024

Pond Lehocky Giordano, LLP

2005 Market St
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 Visit website

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

A former president of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Pond served for six years as treasurer of that organization’s Committee for a Better Tomorrow. He also is president of Union Services Access, a legal consulting services network for unions and their members.

He has previously served in leadership roles for numerous organizations, including chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section and member of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners.

Mr. Pond has received the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. He was selected by his peers for The Best Lawyers in America® from 2007-2018. He has also been included in Super Lawyers® Top 100 in Pennsylvania and Top 100 in Philadelphia lists for 12 consecutive years.

He was recently inducted into the Temple University Gallery of Success, becoming only the 23rd alumnus of the School of Law to be recognized.

Mr. Pond is a frequent author and speaker on workers’ compensation matters. Through lectures and seminars, he educates union members and employees throughout the region on their rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act. He also hosted the weekly Legal Eagles radio show, which aimed to educate the public on the law.

Mr. Pond’s charitable contributions are extensive, focused on children and education. He serves on the USC Shoah Foundation’s Next Generation Council. Other endeavors include the Union Services Access Scholarship Fund, The Pond Lehocky Trial Advocacy Scholarship and The Pond Lehocky Legal Studies Department Head Office at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. In honor of his mother, he created the Marie Pond Scholarship Fund, which annually awards a scholarship to a member of the Torresdale Boys Club.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1985, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.pondlehocky.com/our-people/samuel-h-pond/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Injured Workers of Pennsylvania, Panel Attorney 
  • Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation section, Chair
  • Philadelphia Bar Foundation, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association's Committee for a Better Tomorrow, Treasurer 
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations, President & Member
  • Public Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Panel Attorney for the Injured Workers of PA, Member
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Member
  • Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Workers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association and its House of Delegates, Member
  • Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Philadelphia Futures (recently merged into Heights Philadelphia)
  • The Sam and Mimi Pond Trial Courtroom at the Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • The Pond Lehocky Giordano Annual Scholarship
  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent VIP Program
  • The Marie Pond Scholarship Fund
  • USC Shoah Foundation's Next Generation Council
  • The Pond Lehocky Legal Studies Department Head Office at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business
  • The Pond Lehocky Trial Advocacy Scholarship
  • Union Services Access Scholarship Fund
Educational Background:
  • Drexel University, 1981
Honors/Awards:
  • Committee for a Better Tomorrow President's Award, n/a, 2022
  • Committee for a Better Tomorrow Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award, n/a, 2023
  • Top 100 in Philadelphia lists for 12 consecutive years
  • The Best Lawyers in America® from 2007-2022, Best Lawyers®
  • Super Lawyers® Top 100 in Pennsylvania
Industry Groups:
  • Workers' Compensation

Office location for Samuel H. Pond

2005 Market St
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 800-568-7500

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