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Lawrence M. Farnese, Jr.

Of Counsel | Litigation


Senator Larry Farnese was first elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2008 and reelected to his third term in 2016 to represent the First Senatorial District. The District, which comprises some of Philadelphia’s most unique and vibrant neighborhoods, spans from Port Richmond on the Delaware River to Fairmount Park on the Schuylkill River and includes South Philadelphia, Center City, Fairmount, the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia’s International Airport and sports complexes.

At Klehr Harrison, clients will greatly value the Senator’s experience, presence, and capabilities.

Senator Farnese is a champion for city and state economic development. In addition to securing capital funding for many commercial and cultural institutions, as well as job training and tax incentives, he has been a vocal supporter of and advocate for the Delaware River dredging and expansion of Philadelphia’s ports. He has secured over $50,000,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Grants to create jobs, economic development, green energy solutions and improve tourism in the City.

Larry was chosen as the Italian Museum of Philadelphia’s Italian-American of the Year in 2013 and presented with Chinatown Development Corporation’s Community Service Award in 2015.



Temple University School of Law, J.D. (1994)

Villanova University, Political Science, B.A. (1990)


Pennsylvania (1999)

New Jersey (1994)