Practice Area Specialties: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security
Gabriella Hashem Farhat, Esquire
Gabriella H. Farhat graduated with honors from Archbishop Carroll High School for Girls, Radnor, Pennsylvania. She placed second in the National Optometrist Orator's Contest and was a member of “Who's Who among High School Students.” A Dean's List graduate of Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, she majored in Political Science and Modern Languages, with a Pre-Law concentration. She was President of the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honor Society, Secretary of the French Club, a member of the Basketball Club and the Villanova Pre-Law Society. Ms. Farhat is a 1986 graduate of Villanova University School of Law where she participated in the Reimel Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Honor Board and the Environmental Law Society.
While attending law school, Ms. Farhat always held a part-time job and served as a summer Law Clerk to both the Honorable Raymond Broderick and the Honorable Richard A. Powers, III, both of the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She has been with Pyfer, Straub, Gray & Farhat, P.C. since September, 1986, and became a shareholder in 1991. She has been admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, and the American Bar Association. She may also appear before the United States Federal District Courts for both the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She has also appeared before the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Ms. Farhat has been admitted to the United States Supreme Court.
Her areas of practice include general civil litigation, which consists of personal injury matters, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death/survival actions, workers’ compensation cases, unemployment compensation cases, social security, and slip and fall incidents.
She is active in her community and enjoys assisting in numerous volunteer fund-raising events. Previously affiliated with the Turks' Head Auxiliary of The Chester County Hospital, Gabriella now mentors successful high school juniors and is in her second year of mentorship. Additionally, she’s a member of the Million and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums and at various times has served as a committee member of her local church. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, attending her daughter's various activities, studying foreign languages and spending quality time with her husband, daughter, family and friends.
Our firm has been chosen by Lancaster residents as your leading Personal Injury law firm in 2011 and 2013.