Daniel Farhat



Daniel Farhat

Dan Farhat serves as the President of Capitol Strategies Group and is one of Lansing’s leading lobbyists. His legislative career spans more than 20 years in the State of Michigan; including as Staff Assistant to the Attorney General and then as Manager of Government Relations for the Michigan State Medical Society.

An experienced coalition-builder, Dan puts people and organizations together for mutual benefit. His knowledge of the legislative process and of governmental regulations has yielded a solid track record of success for countless clients.

Dan originally founded The Farhat Group in 1992 and eventually went on to form Capitol Strategies Group with Matthew Miner in 2010. In his role as President, he is actively involved in the daily management of the firm as well as in strategic counsel and political action efforts.

He has demonstrated his ability time and again by achieving a number of political successes for various clients, including the passage of medical and product liability reforms. These reforms became the blueprint and set the standard for nationwide liability reform legislation. Dan was also integrally involved in the passage of the Michigan Patient Bill of Rights Act, major insurance code revisions, and mandatory use of seatbelts in Michigan.

Dan lives in Delta Township, Michigan and has three daughters Kelli, Bridget, and Megan.