Philly Gay Lawyer
Prominently known as Philly Gay Lawyer, Angela Giampolo is an expert on LGBT legal issues and hasbeen featured as a national leading expert on NPR, Wall Street Journal, American News Radio, Fox News and several Sirius stations. She also hosts her own radio show called SpeakOUT on Q102, focusing on issues impacting the LGBT community. She actively blogs at Lawyer.LGBT and is a legal columnist for the Legal Intelligencer Philadelphia Business Journal, The Philadelphia Gay News and Curve Magazine, the only national magazine dedicated to lesbian issues.
“Philly Gay Lawyer” is the advocacy arm of Angela’s law firm, Giampolo Law Group (GLG), based in the heart of the Gayborhood. GLG is a boutique law firm with the mission to change what people expect from their attorneys. GLG provides a wide range of legal services including LGBT Estate Planning and Adoptions, Employment Discrimination, Transgender Law, Business Law, and Real Estate.
Angela is also on the board of many local, statewide, and national non-profit organizations, including the Philadelphia Bar Associations Board of Governors, the Victory Fund, Liberty City Democratic Club, National Adoption Center, and Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia (GALLOP).
In her career thus far, Angela has been bestowed the honor of being the National LGBT Bar Association Top 40 Under 40 LGBT Attorneys, Legal Intelligencer’s 2015 Most Diverse Attorney, Philadelphia Business Journal’s Woman of Distinction, Top 40 Under 40 Business People in Philadelphia, and Top 25 LGBT Owned Businesses 3 years running.
Angela has also worked in government at the Office of General Counsel in Harrisburg mainly with the Corporations Bureau and the Election Law Division, as well as with the United Nations at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in prosecuting those responsible for the Rwandan Genocide of 1994.
She is currently completing on her first book, a narrative and pictorial review of rooftop bars and lounges from around the world.