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​​​         The Law Office of Jeffrey Campolongo

Jeffrey Campolongo, a proud graduate of Central High School’s 250th graduating class, went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University, where he majored in Sociology and minored in African Studies and Spanish. 

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Jeff with the Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter

Before going on to attend Widener University School of Law where he was awarded his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Campolongo received local notoriety as host and personality of the music-television program Live on Stage.  While attending law school, Mr. Campolongo was a staff member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and a Research Assistant in the Legal Methods Department.  Mr. Campolongo spent a year externing in the Chambers of Federal Magistrate Judge Charles B. Smith, while sharing time as a law clerk in a small plaintiff’s practice during law school.

Since graduating, Mr. Campolongo has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, New Jersey Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

For almost two decades, Mr. Campolongo has been singularly devoted to counseling employees, professionals and small businesses in employment discrimination and human resource matters.  Mr. Campolongo also counsels aspiring and established artists and entertainers regarding various legal issues arising in the entertainment and media industries, as well as lecturing and training up-start and emerging businesses on business formation issues.  Mr. Campolongo is the most recent recipient of the “Outstanding Service Award” for 2015 from Widener University Delaware Law School, an award recognizing one alumnus from the nation’s largest law school for outstanding service to the legal profession.  In 2017, Mr. Campolongo was once again nominated and selected by his peers as one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers™.  Mr. Campolongo was also selected as one of only 35 attorneys in the entire state of Pennsylvania as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” for being one of the future leaders of the state’s legal community.  In the courtroom, Mr. Campolongo had one of the highest civil rights and employment verdict in 2013 as mentioned in “Top PA Verdicts of 2013.”


Outside the courtroom, Mr. Campolongo is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Grammy’s Organization).  Mr. Campolongo has served on the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and as a volunteer board member of the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization in New York City, which is charged with investigating and certifying women owned businesses for professional opportunities. 

Mr. Campolongo is a frequent lecturer and featured speaker, having lectured at the prestigious Third Circuit Judicial Conference in Princeton, NJ, the Plaintiff’s Employment Panel of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and PBI’s Annual Employment Law Institute from 2009 to 2016.  Since 2009, Mr. Campolongo has written a monthly column on employment issues for the Legal Intelligencer, having published more than sixty articles.  Mr. Campolongo also co-authored a chapter for the third edition of Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook, an award-winning book, written by some of the best employment lawyers in Pennsylvania.

LEGAL WORK EXPERIENCE


LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS MORE HOLLAND
PHILADELPHIA, PA

  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Clerk  

CHAMBERS OF THE HONORABLE CHARLES B. SMITH
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE, 
EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

  • Externship

WIDENER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
WILMINGTON, DE

  • Research Assistant - Legal Methods 

PHILADELPHIA COMMISSION ON HUMAN RELATIONS, PHILADELPHIA, PA

  • Student Intern

LEGAL RECORD SERVICES, LTD. PHILADELPHIA, PA

  • Assistant Paralegal/Records Supervisor

APPOINTMENTS


Women Presidents’ Educational Organization: Certification Committee (NYC) (2011-2017)


​Lawyers on the Fast Track, Judging Panel (2013)


Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Council 
(2011-2013)

Philadelphia Bar Association 

  • Co-Chair of the Law Practice Management Committee (2013, 2014)
  • Elections Committee (2011, 2012)
  • Board of Governors (Elected, 2009; Section Representative, 2007)
  • Chair of the Public Interest Section (2006)
  • Vice-Chair of the Public Interest Section (2005)
  • Nominating Committee (2005)
  •  Chair of the Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities Committee (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Member of Financial Oversight; Diversity; and Policy Oversight and Long Range Planning Committees of Board of Governors (2007)


Philadelphia VIP, Communications Committee (2008)


Advancing Civics Education (A.C.E.), Volunteer,

Central High School (2013)


Board of the Associated Alumni of Central High School (AACHS),Bylaws Committee (2013) 

CERTIFICATIONS


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Arbitrator
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Arbitrator

MEMBERSHIPS


Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
NELA Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Grammy’s Organization)
Esperanza USA, Employer’s Advisory Council
Justinian Society of Philadelphia
Plaintiff’s Employment Law Panel (E.D.Pa.)
Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Education


Central High School, Philadelphia, PA 

  • Bachelor's Degree  

Villanova University, B.A.    

  • Major: Sociology
  • Minors: Spanish; Africana Studies
  • Awards: Villanova University Work-Study Scholarship; Villanova University Grant
  • Pre- Law Society: Assistant Editor of The Precedent (college journal)
  • ​Honors: Dean's List; Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society)​

Widener University School of Law, J.D.    

  • Law Review: Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Staff
  • Activities: Public Interest Law Alliance; Sports & Entertainment Law Society
  • Achievement: Who’s Who: American Law Students

BAR ADMISSIONS


United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
New Jersey Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

District of New Jersey

Our Mission


​Before Deciding To Retain An Attorney, A Client Has To Feel Comfortable With Who That Counselor Really Is.


The Bedrock Of The Attorney-Client Relationship is, Quite Simply, The Relationship. 

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