Samuel Pond, Jerry Lehocky, and David Stern Named to Best Lawyers List by U.S. News & World Report

November 1, 2013

The largest Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability law firm in the region, Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano has more than quadrupled in size since being founded just three years ago. With 20 attorneys, five office locations, and over 165 staff members, Pond Lehocky’s exceptional service coupled with its ever-expanding footprint enables the firm to provide unparalleled representation for injured workers.


Indeed, the firm’s meteoric rise has been accompanied by a cavalcade of accolades and accomplishments that highlight both the firm’s expertise and its impact in the legal community. And now, Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano has been named to the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list for 2013-2014 in the ‘Tier 1’ group for Workers’ Compensation, the top classification.


Additionally, Sam Pond, Jerry Lehocky, and David Stern have all been named to the 2014 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyers” list. Based entirely on peer review, this exclusive list reflects the opinions of leading attorneys regarding the professional abilities of their colleagues. This is Pond’s eighth consecutive year receiving this distinction, Lehocky’s third, and Stern’s second.


In addition to Best Lawyers, David Stern has also been named a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer, an exclusive honor reserved for young attorneys who distinguish themselves as exemplary members of their profession. And on July 1, Jerry Lehocky became president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), the first Workers’ Compensation attorney to hold this prestigious position. Pond Lehocky also recently unveiled the Pond and Lehocky Scholarship, an award to be given annually to a law student with a focus on trial advocacy.


Pond Lehocky’s skyrocketing growth attests to the exceptional service and results achieved for its clients, as do the many accolades awarded to the firm’s attorneys. Certainly, clients can be confident in choosing Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano to safeguard their rights when it matters most.

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