Samuel H. Pond

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Pond Lehocky
2005 Market St, 18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-568-7500
Fax: 215-568-7550
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

As a founding and managing partner at Pond Lehocky in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Samuel H. Pond has been dedicated to serving clients for over 30 years. He has represented many area clients in their workers' compensation claims and appeals, and his efforts on their behalf have resulted in some of the state's largest settlements in these matters.

Mr. Pond was awarded his Juris Doctor by Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1984. He is a past president of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and past chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section. Mr. Pond has been a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, and he has served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Workers. Mr. Pond serves as treasurer of the Committee for a Better Tomorrow, the political action committee of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a board member of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance and a member of the USC Shoah Foundation's Next Generation Council. He is also the president of Union Services Access, an organization that provides legal consulting services to unions and union members.

Mr. Pond has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2007, and he has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition to his work as a lawyer and advocate for workers' rights, Mr. Pond is also an author, having written and lectured on matters involving workers' compensation. He has made many charitable contributions, particularly in the area of childhood education. He is the creator of the Marie Pond Scholarship, which is named for his mother.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

Articles about Samuel H. Pond appearing in Super Lawyers

About Samuel H. Pond

Admitted: 1985, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 100 in Philadelphia lists for 12 consecutive years
  • The Best Lawyers in America® from 2007-2016
  • Super Lawyers® Top 100 in Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent VIP Program
  • The Pond Lehocky Legal Studies Department Head Office at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business
  • Philadelphia Bar Association’s Charitable Foundation
  • The Pond Lehocky Trial Advocacy Scholarship
  • Union Services Access Scholarship Fund

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Workers, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Education and Ethics Committee
  • USC Shoah Foundation's Next Generation Committee
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • Panel Attorney for the Injured Workers of PA, Member
  • Workers' Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, past chair
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Advisory Board, Member
  • Public Justice, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section Executive Committee
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Alliance, board member
  • Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners, Member

Educational Background

  • Drexel University, 1981

Industry Groups

  • Workers' Compensation
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Office Location for Samuel H. Pond

2005 Market St
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-568-7500

Fax: 215-568-7550

Last Updated: 1/15/2021

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