Pond Lehocky Applauds the Philadelphia Eagles on Improbable Win

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Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano congratulates the Philadelphia Eagles after the team again defied all predictions and defeated the favored Chicago Bears in a heart-stopping 16-15 Wild Card playoff battle.

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano congratulates the Philadelphia Eagles after the team again defied all predictions and defeated the favored Chicago Bears in a heart-stopping 16-15 Wild Card playoff battle.

As an Official Partner of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Firm also reaffirmed its full-throated support as the team travels to New Orleans to take on the top-seeded Saints in next week’s divisional round. The Eagles will again be facing long odds, but that has yet to stop them.

Persistence and Excellence

To Managing Partner Sam Pond, the astounding victory offers a lesson on perseverance in the face of adversity.

“You can hear me TALK about believing and about how nothing is impossible,” Pond said. “OR you can watch the PHILADELPHIA EAGLES DO IT!”

Pond Lehocky could not be prouder of its Official Partner. The Firm stresses its commitment to strive continually for excellence and never back down from a fight, no matter the odds. The Eagles embody those principles.

The team were underdogs throughout their run to last year’s championship. This year, they bounced back from a rough start to win 5 of their last 6 games, get into the playoffs and defeat the heavily favored Bears on the road.

An Obvious Match

The turn of events highlights why Pond Lehocky’s partnership with the team is a perfect fit.

Pond Lehocky became an Official Partner of the Philadelphia Eagles in early 2018—bringing the reigning World Champs together with the Team Behind You.

The partnership reinforces Pond Lehocky’s commitment to excellence and its deep roots in the community.

At the time the Official Partnership was announced, Pond Lehocky’s Attorney Partners stressed how running an outstanding law firm is like coaching a winning team. The players need to work together with guidance and encouragement from the coach to win the game.

“The coach must be straightforward and effective. Like our Official Partners the Philadelphia Eagles’ coach Doug Pederson, we believe that prioritizing relationships requires leadership. We strive for excellence,” Managing Partner Sam Pond said at the time.

A Triumphant Year

The playoff victory is the latest highlight in Pond Lehocky’s partnership with the Eagles. During 2018, the Firm, in its capacity as an Official Partner:

  • Held five contests, awarding Eagles tickets and swag to clients, union members, radio listeners and social media followers.
  • Handed out Eagles swag, including t-shirts, rally towels, notebooks, water bottles, bottle openers and koozies.
  • Hosted referral partners, medical providers and more than a dozen unions at the Firm’s suite and club seats at Eagles games.
  • Held numerous special events featuring Eagles mascot SWOOP and several current and former players, including the Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano Pep Rally, the Race to the Estate 5k, the SWOOP Holiday Photo Opportunity for clients and a volunteer event with the Families Forward Homeless Shelter.

For both the Eagles and Pond Lehocky, the new year brings new challenges and opportunities. The Firm strives to follow the team’s example of excellence in the coming year.

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 and over 200 staff members. The Firm has also recently launched new practices areas for workers, including employment law and long-term disability.

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