University of Pittsburgh, B.A.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D.
Spending time with his family
Samuel Gidaro is an associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office where he concentrates his practice in the defense of employers and insurance companies in workers' compensation claims in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an associate at a boutique firm in Center City, Philadelphia where he also concentrated his practice on workers’ compensation. He has successfully defended claims against municipalities, school districts, police departments, hospitals and businesses both large and small. He advises on all aspects of workers’ compensation matters and vigorously represents his clients' interests with an eye toward achieving cost-effective results.
Samuel received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009, where he graduated cum laude. Between receiving his degree and attending law school, Samuel worked as an accounting project supervisor at Comcast Cable. He also worked as a part-time features writer for Scout.com covering the Trenton Thunder, a minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees.
Samuel received his law degree from the University of Indiana Maurer School of Law in 2014, where he also graduated cum laude. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, was a finalist in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition and worked as research assistant to Professor Sarah Jane Hughes. During the summer after his first year, he clerked for the Honorable Timothy J. Savage of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
After graduation, Samuel was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is an active member of the New Jersey Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association, among other professional organizations.