Patricia M. Giordano, a personal injury attorney with Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP, participated in Rutgers Law School Camden’s Small & Mid-Size Law Firm Panel. Giordano and the other panelists shared information and advice about the legal services that they provide, how each attorney began in their particular field, what prompted their decision to seek a career in a small or mid-size firm, the process each went through to find their position and more.
With extensive litigation experience in Southern and Central New Jersey and the Philadelphia region, Giordano counsels and represents individuals in complex litigation, including catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice and pharmaceutical errors. She 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.
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 Civil Trial Litigation Committee in 2011. She also serves as Co-Chair of the organization’s Women 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. The Board encompasses a group of community volunteers who provide recommendations to the court regarding the placement of children taken out of the home and termination of parental rights. She also serves as 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. Arrive magazine recognized Giordano as one of the Philadelphia region’s top women attorneys in the field of personal injury law in 2011.