Temple University School of Law (J.D. 1985)
- Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations
- American Trial Lawyers Association
- Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners
- Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations
- Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent VIP Program
- Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Workers
- Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board
- Panel Attorney for the Injured Workers of PA
Samuel H. Pond has concentrated his law practice in the area of Workers’ Compensation litigation since graduation from Temple University School of Law. Mr. Pond is a founding and Managing Partner of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano.
Mr. Pond is a member and past President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Association’s Treasurer for the Committee for a Better Tomorrow. He is also a current member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association where he sat on the Board of Directors, as well as the American Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Pond is the past Chair and current board member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, past Chair of the Education and Ethics Committee and a member of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Section Executive Committee. Mr. Pond has served on the Board of Law Examiners and the Board of the Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Workers. Mr. Pond was recently appointed by the Speaker of the House of Pennsylvania to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board. Mr. Pond is also President of Union Services Access, a legal consulting services network for unions and their members.
Mr. Pond is a frequent author and lecturer in Workers’ Compensation matters. His Martindale-Hubbell rating concerning Legal Ability and Ethical Standards has been given the highest grade. Mr. Pond was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2012. Mr. Pond has also been selected for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers lists from 2004-2012 as well as the Super Lawyers® Top 100 in Pennsylvania and Top 100 in Philadelphia® lists.
Through lectures and seminars, Mr. Pond educates Union Members and employees throughout the region on their rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act. His philanthropic efforts are a high priority. He has created the Marie Pond Scholarship Fund in honor of his mother, which is a yearly scholarship awarded to a member of the Torresdale Boys Club. Mr. Pond focuses his practice exclusively on Workers’ Compensation litigation and has defended the rights of injured workers from various socioeconomic backgrounds since 1986.