Senior Litigation Counsel
Stacy Forchetti joins our firm as the natural progression in her lifelong passion in pursuing justice and giving voice to the voiceless. During her time as an undergraduate at Pennsylvania State University, she served the State College community as a volunteer through service sorority Gamma Sigma Sigma and worked with others in student government as building president of her dormitory. At Temple University Beasley School of Law, Stacy was a member of the Student Public Interest Network, Political and Civil Rights Law Review, and Secretary of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, she received the Lena C. Hale award for Outstanding Contribution to Extracurricular Activities.
As a new lawyer, Stacy clerked for the Honorable Emanuel A. Bertin in Montgomery County, assisting in writing opinions in the world of family law. After her clerkship, Stacy joined the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, where she litigated hundreds of cases and dozens of jury trials over her twelve years as a prosecutor. At the time of her departure for private practice, Stacy was the designated Assistant District Attorney for shootings in the Northwest section of Philadelphia.
In private practice, Stacy turned her focus to family law, having trained as a mediator in her ongoing quest to continue learning. Her work in divorce, support, custody and Protection from Abuse matters is enhanced by her extensive experience as a litigator.
In the community, Stacy continues to give voice to the voiceless by her work in the Vidocq Society, a private organization comprised of current and former law enforcement, prosecutors, scientists, and other professionals dedicated to solving cold case homicides. She is also active with FemCity, the Junior League of Philadelphia and a board member of the Walnut Club. In her free time, Stacy is an avid reader and exerciser.