David Chermol is the Lead Partner at Chermol & Fishman, LLC, a law firm that focuses on federal court appeals of unfavorable ALJ decisions across the entire United States. Mr. Chermol is a former GS-15 Special Assistant United States Attorney for SSA-OGC. He served as co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Social Security Disability Committee for several years. In March of 2014, he was awarded the National Association of Disability Representatives’ Member of the Year Award. Mr. Chermol serves by court appointment as the Social Security disability pro se appeals panel coordinator in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During the 2008 campaign, he served as regional co-director on disability issues in Pennsylvania for the Obama campaign. He handles federal court appeals for other disability attorneys in all 50 states.