Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP is pleased to announce that Patricia M. Giordano has been named a partner of the firm. Giordano is a personal injury lawyer who handles complex litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice and pharmaceutical errors.
With extensive litigation experience in Southern and Central New Jersey and the Philadelphia region, Giordano appears on behalf of clients in various trial courts and has authored and argued numerous appellate briefs before the Pennsylvania Superior and Commonwealth courts. A selection of Giordano’s recent accomplishments includes a $5.75 million settlement in an obstetrics case, a $2 million arbitration award in an obstetrics malpractice case, a $1.2 million settlement in a wrongful death matter, a $4 million settlement in an obstetrics case, a $4.5 million settlement in a dental malpractice matter and a $4.25 million settlement in an obstetrics case.
“Trish Giordano has been a valued member of our litigation team since she joined Feldman Shepherd in early 2008,” stated Co-Managing Partner Mark W. Tanner. “She is a superb trial lawyer with an outstanding record of professional achievement in handling personal injury matters. In addition to her considerable legal acumen, we are proud of Trish’s commitment to giving back to our profession and to the community.”
Giordano is an active member of several professional groups. She was appointed to the New Jersey Association for Justice’s (NJAJ) Board of Governors in 2010 and its Civil Trial Litigation Committee in 2011. She also serves as a Co-Chair of the organization’s Women Trial Lawyers Caucus. In addition to the NJAJ, she is a member of the Philadelphia and Camden County Bar Associations and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Giordano has also been selected for membership in The National Trial Lawyers, a group consisting of the top 100 lawyers from each state in the U.S. Active within her community as well, Giordano served as Chairperson of the Camden County Child Placement Review Board for nearly a decade. She is a mentor for local high school and college students considering a career in law through programs such as the Philadelphia Bar Association Advanced Civics Education (A.C.E.) program. Giordano is also a regular speaker at, panelist for and participant of student-focused educational programs such as the University of Pennsylvania Mock Trial Team Benjamin Franklin Invitational, Rutgers Law School Camden’s Small & Mid-Size Law Firm Panel and Rutgers Law School Camden’s Student Speed Networking Event, among others.
“I am honored to be a partner with Feldman Shepherd,” said Giordano. “I feel privileged to work with this exceptional group of attorneys and staff. We continually strive to achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients.”
Giordano is a graduate of the New England School of Law and The American University. She resides in Haddonfield, N.J., with her husband.