Gabriel B. Herman back

Gabriel B. Herman


Gabe is an associate in Starfield & Smith’s Fort Washington office. Gabe concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial lending, real estate, and corporate contracts. Gabe represents financial institutions nation wide including banks, credit unions, and nonbank lenders who extend credit to small and mid-sized businesses.

In the context of conventional and government guaranteed loans through the SBA 7(a) program, Gabe advises commercial lenders with loan documentation, eligibility determinations, closing issues, and with the drafting and negotiation of corporate documents. Gabe’s counsel has allowed lenders to properly document change of ownership situations, complex licensing matters, and secure loan collateral.

Prior to joining Starfield and Smith, Gabe was a Judicial Fellow for the Honorable Lisa Rau of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.

During his time in law school, Gabe earned a Certificate in Business Law after completing an advanced business law curriculum. As part of this concentration, Gabe developed valuable experience working for Temple University’s Small Business Development Center. In this capacity, Gabe guided start-up businesses select the appropriate entity structures, negotiate employment contracts, and obtain necessary government licenses.

Gabe also interned for the Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Gabe assisted Judge FitzSimon make determinations on issues of creditor and debtor rights in situations of commercial bankruptcy.

• Pennsylvania
• New Jersey

• National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
• Pennsylvania Bar Association
• Louis D. Brandeis Law Society

• Temple University Beasley School of Law – J.D.
• American University, B.A., magna cum laude

Contact Information:
Direct Dial: 267.470.1227
Phone: 215.542.7070
Fax: 215.542.0723
Address: 1300 Virginia Drive, Suite 325
Fort Washington, PA 19034


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