Gregory Yorgey-Girdy

Philadelphia Municipal Court

Greg will be the first out gay man to serve on the Municipal Court!

Biography

Greg is a longtime resident of Philadelphia and an experienced attorney with nearly two decades of law experience in the City focused on litigation, conflicts and compliance. He lives in South Philadelphia with his husband, Paul, and their three children, Anabella, Trevor and Xander.

He began his professional career working for the City of Philadelphia as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Claims Unit. Later, he joined the firm Potter Anderson Corroon LLP, where he broadened his practice to focus on conflict management as well as a specialization in utilizing eDiscovery. He currently serves as Manager of Conflicts and Conflicts Counsel to Potter Anderson, where he leads the firm’s conflict-management efforts.

Greg holds a Juris Doctorate from Widener University, an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and a BA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Greg has been a fierce advocate for often marginalized communities including the LGBT+ community and communities of color in Philadelphia. He served as co-chair of Liberty City LGBT+ Democratic Club until January 2021 when he stepped down, and was a lead organizer for the Philly Queer March for Black Lives which drew thousands to the Parkway last summer and brought an intersection of LGBT+ and Black activists as well as allies together. 

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