Alessandra Emini

Associate

Washington, D.C.

(215) 665-4714

(215) 372-2371

Alessandra concentrates her practice on corporate litigation, contracts, and intellectual property matters. Alessandra’s experience extends from the acquisition of intellectual property rights and infringement claims to business litigation involving issues such as product claims, construction, and asbestos.

Alessandra earned her law degree from the Pennsylvania State University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude, earning her induction into the Woolsack Honor Society. She was awarded CALI Awards for her top of class performance for both patent law and for law and the arts. She was a published associate editor of Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation and actively provided pro bono services through the Intellectual Property Clinic. While in law school, Alessandra was a summer associate at the firm in 2018.

Alessandra’s experience and passion extends to her commitment to pro bono work. Her current focus seeks to provide legal representation for divorce and abuse matters and the LGBTQ+ community. Prior pro bono projects ranged in scale from providing legal analysis for key initiatives with the MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization, managing federally funded research and development centers, to advising enterprising startups through major growth phases.

Alessandra also holds a Master of Business Administration from The Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University. Her undergraduate degree is in biology with a business administration minor. Her performance while earning this degree led to her term as president of the Beta Beta Beta honor society, her induction into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society, and her receipt of the Dr. Ruth Esther Griffith Award for exceptional academic performance in biology.

Admitted only in Pennsylvania; practicing under the supervision of members of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.

Publications

Third Parties Can Have Child Custody Rights Too In Pennsylvania [Family Law Focus Blog]

March 24, 2021

In Pennsylvania, a parent of a minor child may file an action for physical and/or legal custody of the child. In certain circumstances, this right is also extended to grandparents and third parties who stand in loco parentis to the child. Therefore, though it is presumed the parent has a right to...

Never Again – How Kayden’s Law Seeks to Protect Pennsylvania’s Children From Abuse [Family Law Focus Blog]

December 09, 2020

"Dogs have more rights than children." These are the powerful, haunting words spoken by the aunt of Kayden Mancuso, a 7-year old child who was brutally bludgeoned to death by her Father, Jeffery Mancuso, on August 6, 2018, only a few short months after her Father was awarded partial,...

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2019
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.B.A., 2019
  • Hood College, B.A., 2015
  • Pennsylvania