July 13, 2017
In July of 2010, Partners Sam Pond, Jerry Lehocky, David Stern and Thomas Giordano, Jr. founded a small workers’ compensation and Social Security disability law firm in the city of Philadelphia, dedicated to treating every client with the compassion and care they deserved. Over the next seven years, the Partners worked unceasingly to grow Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano into the largest workers’ compensation firm in the region. They launched Disability Justice, a national Social Security disability advocacy group that now helps over 6,000 clients annually receive much needed benefits. In 2017, with over 240 staff members, 39 attorneys, and 12 office locations across the Nation, the firm is able to provide the same unmistakable legal service to thousands of injured workers and disabled Americans across the country.
“Over the past seven years, we have grown and expanded because ‘client first’ is the foundation of everything we do,” said Managing Partner Sam Pond. “Our clients come to us because the system has failed them. Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano was founded on the idea that no one is ‘just a case’: they are fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, and loyal employees that deserve a fighter in their corner to face down the insurers and get the benefits essential to recovery. These are people whose lives have been torn apart by a work injury, people who need the full support of a dedicated team to put the pieces back together. Each member of our firm is part of the ongoing battle for injured workers’ rights – not just in the courtroom, but also in the political arena against the regressive, insurance-funded legislation being pushed daily by politicians seeking to erode victims’ rights.”
Looking back over the years of fighting to protect workers’ rights, Managing Partner Sam Pond offered thanks to all who continue…