Melissa R. Chandy, Esq.

Melissa R. Chandy joined the Board of Trustees in 2021. 

Melissa is a Partner with Pond Lehocky and has focused her practice exclusively on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law since graduating from Penn State – Dickinson School of Law. In addition to her work protecting the rights of injured workers, she manages the brief writing department in the law firm. In this role, Melissa uses her knowledge to train and teach new associates the nuances of the brief writing processes, to ensure that from start to finish, Pond Lehocky cases are passionately and articulately argued. She also plays an active role in Pond Lehocky’s Summer Associate and Clerkship Program.

Melissa is a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court.  She was also elected to the Pennsylvania Association of Justice’s Board of Governors and is also an active member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American Bar Association.