PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) April 22, 2019
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano is pleased to announce that Michelle Black is now a Social Security disability associate with the firm.
Ms. Black joined Pond Lehocky as an intern in her third year of law school. In that role, she conducted legal research, wrote briefs and assisted with case development. Following graduation, she remained at the firm as a legal claims developer while preparing for the bar exam.
Ms. Black earned her law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School in 2018. While in law school, she also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Pamela Pryor Dembe in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas – Criminal Division, conducting legal research and drafting several judicial opinions.
Ms. Black graduated from Stockton University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in English literature. She is active in the Philadelphia and Atlantic County, New Jersey, communities, supporting organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Special Olympics and Faces 4 Autism.
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano opened its doors in July 2010 with six attorneys and only 22 total staff members. Today, it is the largest workers’ compensation and Social Security disability law firm in the region, boasting 12 office locations with more than 40 attorneys and 200 staff members. The firm opened its Pittsburgh location in 2016 and has also recently expanded into new practice areas for workers, including employment law and long-term disability.