Judge Profile

Thomas M. Hardiman

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Appointed

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Reed Smith
  • Partner, Titus & McConomy
  • Associate, Cindrich & Titus
  • Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


  • J.D., Georgetown School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1987

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Federal Judges Association
  • Inns of Court
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Judicature Society


  • Ira Karoll, Law Clerk
  • Brian Rabbitt, Law Clerk
  • Eliza May Scheibel and Nicholas J. Nelson, Law Clerk
  • Kay Wilkinson, Secretary
  • David Chobot, Courtroom Deputy


  • Does the court accept filings by e-mail? Social Security Administration has electronic records express and representative suite of services for filing documents and viewing records. If they are not in this program they should contact the hearing office director to sign up & learn more.