Thomas J. Giordano, Jr.
- Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D. 2004)
- Towson University (2001)
- Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
- National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representative (NOSSCR)
- American Association of Justice
- Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations
- Justinian Society
- The National Advocates
- Top 100 Lawyers
- Super Lawyers
- US News Best Lawyers
Thomas J. Giordano, Jr., currently leads the day-to-day operations of Pond Lehocky Giordano and also heads Pond Lehocky Disability, Pond Lehocky’s Social Security Disability department. Mr. Giordano is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Arizona and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Northern District of Texas. He earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in communications studies from Towson University in Maryland. He received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden.
Mr. Giordano currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Kids Chance of Pennsylvania, and the Justinian Society of Philadelphia. He has previously served as co-chair of the Social Security Disability section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and as chair of the Social Security Disability Committee of the American Association of Justice.
He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR) as the 3rd Circuit representative. He is also an active member of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.
Mr. Giordano is a past member of the board of directors of the Lupus Foundation of America – Philadelphia Tri State Chapter and Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Following law school, Mr. Giordano was an associate with a large Philadelphia defense firm where he represented self-insured and commercial-insured businesses in a wide variety of industries, as well as third party administrators throughout Pennsylvania. He also served as a legal intern for the Philadelphia District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Under Mr. Giordano’s leadership, the Social Security department at Pond Lehocky has become a nationwide practice. Beginning in 2010 with only two staff members, Pond Lehocky Disability is continuously growing, with more than 100 Social Security disability specialists nationwide, including attorneys. The department now has secured benefits for over 50,000 people and Mr. Giordano is honored to represent tens of thousands of disabled individuals in all 50 states.
Mr. Giordano has frequently been invited by the media, disability organizations and physicians throughout the country to speak about Social Security disability law. Through lectures and seminars, Mr. Giordano educates union members and employees on their rights to Social Security disability benefits. He has been selected to the Super Lawyers® list every year since 2006, an honor only designated to 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania attorneys, and the Best Lawyers®. He was also selected to The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, an exclusive, invitation-only organization composed of the top 100 attorneys from each state who serve those in need.